“Honey Eyed” exhibit coming to Nightingale Gallery

“Honey Eyed” exhibit coming to Nightingale Gallery

Posted on September 23, 2022

Sept. 23, 2022 “Honey Eyed” exhibit coming to Nightingale Gallery LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Nightingale Gallery welcomes the new fall term with an exhibition by Portland artist Leslie Vigeant. Vigeant’s “Honey Eyed” is a multi-part installation, part tragedy and part comedy. The visual notes of her installation pokes holes in the societally-assumed […]


Eastern Promise is now Early College Initiatives

Eastern Promise is now Early College Initiatives

Posted on August 29, 2022

Eastern Promise is now Early College Initiatives July 29, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Eastern Promise program is changing to Early College Initiatives (ECI). The decade-old dual credit and professional development program will be stepping into the future to change more than just its name though.  With an eye for new avenues […]


EOU Board of Trustees name interim co-presidents

EOU Board of Trustees name interim co-presidents

Posted on August 19, 2022

EOU Board of Trustees name interim co-presidents LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees convened via Zoom for a special session Friday, Aug. 19, 2022.  The board began discussions of interim leadership at their retreat earlier this month. During its special session, the board held a lengthy review about its options […]


2022 Board retreat summary

2022 Board retreat summary

Posted on August 9, 2022

Board of Trustees postpones naming an interim president LA GRANDE, Aug. 9, 2022. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees held its annual retreat in Boardman, Oregon on Aug. 8 and 9. The board convened at the Sage Center, located at the Port of Morrow, where they met with local leaders and discussed important changes […]


EOU Board approves contract to advance equity initiative with EAB Global, Inc.

EOU Board approves contract to advance equity initiative with EAB Global, Inc.

Posted on June 27, 2022

EOU Board approves contract to advance equity initiative with EAB Global, Inc. June 27, 2022, LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees convened via Zoom for a special meeting on Monday, June 27. Following discussion the board authorized President Insko to enter into a contract with educational consulting firm EAB Global, […]


EOU and AAP reach tentative contract agreement

EOU and AAP reach tentative contract agreement

Posted on June 10, 2022

EOU and AAP reach tentative contract agreement June 10, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University and the Associated Academic Professionals Union, which represents EOU’s library and teaching faculty, have reached a tentative agreement to a new four-year contract.  During the June 8 bargaining session, EOU and AAP reached common ground on salary, healthcare […]


EOU Commencement 2022

EOU Commencement 2022

Posted on May 23, 2022

EOU Commencement 2022 Eastern Oregon University will hold its 92nd Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, June 11, 2022, in the Community Stadium on the La Grande campus, One University Blvd, 97850. The main Commencement Ceremony begins at 9:30 a.m.  The university anticipates awarding up to 675 degrees and certificates this academic year with over 328 students […]


Dr. Rae Ette Newman named interim dean of the College of Education

Dr. Rae Ette Newman named interim dean of the College of Education

Posted on May 13, 2022

Dr. Rae Ette Newman named interim dean of the College of Education Eastern Oregon University has named Dr. Rae Ette Newman as interim dean of the College of Education. Dr. Matt Seimears appointed Newman as interim dean after assuming his new role as interim provost. She will officially assume her new role on July 1.  […]