“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 […]


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 […]


Oregon Rural Teacher Corps names inaugural class

Oregon Rural Teacher Corps names inaugural class

Posted on September 15, 2022

Sept. 15, 2022 Oregon Rural Teacher Corps names inaugural class LA GRANDE, Ore. – Teach Rural Oregon and the Eastern Oregon University College of Education are pleased to announce the selection of the inaugural class of the Oregon Rural Teacher Corps (ORTC). ORTC is part of a catalyst grant partnership with the Rural Schools Collaborative […]


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 utilizes HECC grant for academic betterment

EOU utilizes HECC grant for academic betterment

Posted on September 6, 2022

Sept. 6, 2022 EOU Utilizes HECC Grant for Academic Betterment LA GRANDE, Ore. –  Eastern Oregon University has been awarded over $1.6 million in funding from the Higher Education Coordinating Commission’s (HECC) Credit for Prior Learning Investment grant. With this grant, the university will enhance its credit for prior learning program to help more people […]


New Fieldhouse ribbon cutting ceremony

New Fieldhouse ribbon cutting ceremony

Posted on August 31, 2022

Aug. 31, 2022 New Fieldhouse Ribbon Cutting Ceremony LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony to commemorate the opening of the new Fieldhouse. In line with the university’s educational mission that values athletic and recreational programs, the new Fieldhouse will give the space and resources needed for all […]


Teach Rural Oregon, a hub for rural education

Teach Rural Oregon, a hub for rural education

Posted on August 30, 2022

Aug. 30, 2022 Teach Rural Oregon, a Hub for Rural Education LA GRANDE, Ore. –With an understanding of the importance teachers have not only to the community but to the world as well, Eastern Oregon University’s Teach Rural Oregon (TRO) Project is dedicated to helping the teachers of today and tomorrow grow for a better […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Special Board of Trustees meeting

Special Board of Trustees meeting

Posted on June 23, 2022

Special Board of Trustees meeting June 23, 2022 LA GRANDE, Ore. – The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees will meet via Zoom on Monday, June 27 for a special meeting. The board will discuss whether to enter into a contract with EAB Global, Inc., an educational consulting firm. As the contract would exceed $1 […]


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 ceremonies moved indoors

EOU Commencement ceremonies moved indoors

Posted on June 9, 2022

Due to the severe weather and lightning expected in the La Grande area this weekend, commencement ceremonies for Eastern Oregon University will be relocated indoors to Quinn Coliseum on Saturday, June 11, 2022.


EOU Board approves tuition for 2022-23

EOU Board approves tuition for 2022-23

Posted on June 3, 2022

The EOU Board of Trustees approves tuition for the 2022-23 academic year along with various other administrative decisions.


Mother-daughter duo join the Pinnacle Honor Society at EOU

Mother-daughter duo join the Pinnacle Honor Society at EOU

Posted on June 3, 2022

Mother and daughter pair hillary (who requested their name not be capitalized) and Victoria Dochow, non-traditional EOU students from Seaside Oregon, have been initiated into the Pinnacle honor society in recognition of their academic achievements.