Phi Theta Kappa recognizes EOU with honor roll status

Phi Theta Kappa recognizes EOU with honor roll status

Posted on January 25, 2023

Jan. 25, 2023 Phi Theta Kappa recognizes EOU with honor roll status LA GRANDE, Ore. – For the third year in a row Eastern Oregon University (EOU)  is honored to be selected to the PTK Honor Roll.  Eastern Oregon University, one of the nation’s top transfer-friendly institutions, was recognized by PTK for “excellence in the […]


Collaboration brings Native American exhibit to Quinn Coliseum at Eastern Oregon University

Collaboration brings Native American exhibit to Quinn Coliseum at Eastern Oregon University

Posted on January 20, 2023

Collaboration brings Native American exhibit to Quinn Coliseum at Eastern Oregon University LA GRANDE, Ore. – A collaboration between Eastern Oregon University (EOU) and the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture has brought a “Native Sport” exhibit to Quinn Coliseum on January 17.  The “Native Sport” exhibit will focus on Native American athletes and will […]


EOU Field House opens to public April 3

EOU Field House opens to public April 3

Posted on January 13, 2023

Jan. 13, 2023 EOU Field House opens to public April 3 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Fieldhouse will open to the general public on April 3. On Monday, January 9, 2023, EOU opened the EOU Fieldhouse under “soft opening” conditions. A soft opening means that the Fieldhouse will be limited to use […]


EOU search consultant visits campus

EOU search consultant visits campus

Posted on January 9, 2023

EOU search consultant visits campus Jan. 10, 2023 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University is taking the next steps in the search process for a new president with the development of a leadership profile.  On Monday, January 9 and Tuesday, Jan. 10, Dr. Dick Merriman with Summit Search Solutions will be on campus in […]


Search for EOU’s next president begins

Search for EOU’s next president begins

Posted on December 13, 2022

Dec. 13, 2022 Search for EOU’s next president begins LA GRANDE, Ore. – The search for Eastern Oregon University’s next president took its next step last Thursday when the 22-member Presidential Search Committee held its first meeting.  The committee, made up of students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members, is chaired by retired trustee and […]


GO STEM utilizes $587,000 grant to expand computer science education across Eastern Oregon

GO STEM utilizes $587,000 grant to expand computer science education across Eastern Oregon

Posted on November 29, 2022

Nov. 29, 2022 GO STEM utilizes $587,000 grant to expand computer science education across Eastern Oregon LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Greater Oregon STEM (GO STEM) Hub is helping break barriers and providing support to give students across Eastern Oregon direct access to engaging computer science education tools and professional development. The Oregon […]


Reach the Peak award gives students support to finish their degree

Reach the Peak award gives students support to finish their degree

Posted on November 29, 2022

Nov. 29, 2022 Reach the Peak award gives students support to finish their degree LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s Reach the Peak program offers returning students the opportunity to finish their degree while providing them with the support they need for success.  Tara Cree is one of the many students that has been […]


A Public Health Approach to Avalanche Education

A Public Health Approach to Avalanche Education

Posted on November 18, 2022

Nov. 18, 2022 A Public Health Approach to Avalanche Education LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s second Colloquium of the year will be showcasing the work of Kelly Rice-McNeil as she opens the discussion on a public health-oriented approach to avalanche education and how it could be used to learn from the recent program […]


EOU embraces National Giving Tuesday to support student programs across campus

EOU embraces National Giving Tuesday to support student programs across campus

Posted on November 15, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022 EOU embraces National Giving Tuesday to support student programs across campus LA GRANDE, Ore. – The EOU Foundation is planning for another successful Giving Tuesday campaign, starting with early promotional efforts and culminating into an organic campaign, coinciding with the national Giving Tuesday platform.  The national nonprofit organization, GivingTuesday, created the concept […]


Board approves budget and names presidential search committee members

Board approves budget and names presidential search committee members

Posted on November 10, 2022

Board approves budget and names presidential search committee members Nov. 10, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University board of trustees met for a regular session on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 9 and 10, 2022. Board Chair Cheryl Martin opened the meeting by calling on Presidents Lara Moore and Richard Chaves to give […]


The Observer’s 30th Annual Holiday Music Festival returns to EOU

The Observer’s 30th Annual Holiday Music Festival returns to EOU

Posted on November 8, 2022

Nov. 8, 2022 The Observer’s 30th Annual Holiday Music Festival returns to EOU LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Observer’s 30th Annual Holiday Music Festival at Eastern Oregon University is set to return this December. The festival will highlight a diverse array of music performed by EOU students and community members.  The festival will be held […]


EOU’s board of trustees takes action on presidential search process

EOU’s board of trustees takes action on presidential search process

Posted on September 27, 2022

Sept. 27, 2022 EOU’s board of trustees takes action on presidential search process LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University board of trustees met in special session on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022 to take action on Resolution 22-08, which establishes the presidential search process.  Board chair Cheryl Martin opened the meeting by responding, in […]


EOU board of trustees calls special meeting

EOU board of trustees calls special meeting

Posted on September 20, 2022

EOU board of trustees calls special meeting Sept. 20, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees will host a special board meeting on Monday, September 26, from noon to 1 p.m. to discuss and take action on a resolution describing the search process for EOU’s next president. The meeting will be […]


EOU board of trustees discusses presidential search process

EOU board of trustees discusses presidential search process

Posted on September 12, 2022

Sept. 12, 2022 EOU board of trustees discusses presidential search process LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University board of trustees met in special session on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, to elect a vice-chair and discuss the presidential search process.  Board Chair Cheryl Martin opened the meeting with commentary on the presidential transition. “We […]


EOU board of trustees calls special meeting

EOU board of trustees calls special meeting

Posted on September 7, 2022

Sept. 7, 2022 EOU board of trustees calls special meeting LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees will hold a special session on Friday, Sept. 9, 2022. The meeting is scheduled from 1-3 p.m at the Dixie Lund Board Room, Inlow Hall, Room 201.  Members of the public can attend in person […]


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 […]


Presidential Transition

Presidential Transition

Posted on August 1, 2022

EOU President Returning to Timber Roots  LA GRANDE, Ore. – Tom Insko, Eastern Oregon University’s president, announced today that he is leaving his post at the end of September. Insko has been named President and Chief Executive Officer at Collins, a wood products company based in Wilsonville, Oregon.  Insko was appointed EOU’s 12th President in […]


EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in Boardman

EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in Boardman

Posted on July 20, 2022

EOU Board of Trustees to hold annual retreat in Boardman July 20, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s board of trustees will hold their 2022 annual retreat in Boardman, Oregon. The meetings planned for Aug. 8-9 will include engagement with area and regional business leaders, local representatives and regional stakeholders to discuss EOU’s […]


EOU MFA Program in Creative Writing to launch a La Grande Lit Week, July 17-23

EOU MFA Program in Creative Writing to launch a La Grande Lit Week, July 17-23

Posted on June 29, 2022

EOU MFA Program in Creative Writing to launch a La Grande Lit Week, July 17-23 July 29, 2022, LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University’s MFA Program in Creative Writing is set to inaugurate a La Grande Lit Week from July 17 to 23, offering a week of free literary readings, conversations and music in […]