EOU Board of Trustees News

Recent news articles published associated with the EOU Board of Trustees.

EOU strengthens online marketing, recruitment and retention

A new agreement with Learning House, a Wiley brand, opens expansive opportunities to empower online students through Eastern Oregon University’s (EOU) high-quality programs.

Board approves 2019-20 tuition

The Board of Trustees approved tuition and fee changes at its final meeting of the academic year.

Board meets to set 2019-20 budget

The Board of Trustees convenes on May 23 for its final meeting of the year, where it will determine the budget for 2019-20

Spring Symposium highlights academics

Students from every discipline across campus will present their work at the annual Spring Symposium on May 22.

Arbor Day tree planting, talk on campus

EOU will raise the Tree Campus USA flag for the third year running on April 26 to recognize Arbor Day with a ceremony on campus.

Board evaluates OPM contract

Trustees reviewed a potential contract with The Learning House and heard from an expert on PERS solutions at their regular meeting.

Board convenes for spring meeting

The Board of Trustees meets April 11 to discuss online partnership and grant-funded programs.

Board reviews potential online partnership

EOU Trustees met for a special meeting to consider a potential partnership with Learning House.

Bringing it home

EOU hosts its first home meet on the brand-new track March 16, and the event begins with an official ribbon-cutting ceremony.

Board discusses strategic plan, budget

Trustees reviewed key metrics in the strategic plan and prepared for the upcoming budget season during their winter meeting.

Trustees hold two-day meeting

EOU’s Board of Trustees will discuss online partnership and statewide strategy during work sessions and a regular meeting Jan. 30 and 31.

Clear, quick answers aid transfer students

Free, unofficial Transfer Credit Reviews equip students with the details they need to decide whether EOU is the right fit.

Wrapping up the season right

Student-athletes collectively contributed more than 1500 hours in volunteer projects this term.

Belonging is the mother of retention

A holistic approach to student support improves retention by nurturing a sense of belonging at EOU.

Board focuses on enrollment

Trustees covered enrollment trends, legislative updates, presidential compensation and overall university financial health on Nov. 15.

Board prepares for first meeting of 2018-19

Three new members make their debut at the year’s first Board of Trustees meeting Nov. 15.

Celebrating first-generation students

More than 35% of EOU students are the first in their families to attend college. TRIO/SSS recognizes the achievements of first-gen students on Nov. 8.

Renewed partnership supports Native students

Tribal leaders will join EOU representatives to sign a renewed agreement, committing to collaboration that will enhance relationships and strengthen support for Native students in Eastern Oregon.

EOU Board holds reception in Joseph

The Board of Trustees hosts its annual community reception July 31 in Joseph.

‘A very, very special place’

Commencement speaker Bobbie Conner highlighted her family’s deep connection to the Grande Ronde Valley and EOU.

EOU showcases programs, access and success

An accreditation team from NWCCU will visit EOU in October as part of its Year Seven Report.

Board recognizes outgoing trustees

Three trustees were honored May 24, as the board discussed rural engagement at its last meeting of the academic year.

Trustees to discuss rural engagement

The Board of Trustees convenes May 24 for its final meeting of the academic year.

Spring Symposium brings campus together

Upperclassmen shared their creative, scholarly work with the community May 23 in Loso Hall.

Trustees discuss tuition, capital projects

Budget decisions and proposed building projects occupied EOU’s governing board at its April 12 meeting.

Board of Trustees meeting April 12

Next week’s Board meeting will cover university tuition rates, upcoming capital projects and OPM evaluation, among other topics.

Oregon’s Rural University

The designation honors EOU’s long-time commitment to rural communities, while reaching new students, leveraging federal funds and accomplishing strategic goals.

EOU board of trustees meeting highlights plans for EOU

Eastern Oregon University’s Board of Trustees explored a comprehensive agenda at their first meeting of the year on Feb. 1.

Students, donors celebrate scholarships at annual event

The EOU Foundation awarded more than $600,000 to EOU students this year!

Board of Trustees agenda announced

The Board will convene for its regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 1 in La Grande.

EOU cultivates regional leaders

The newly appointed Oregon Border Economic Development Board includes an EOU trustee, an alumna and a staff person.

Governing board discusses enrollment management

The EOU Board of Trustees met Nov. 16 to review strategy, budgets and other university business.

EOU governing board to hold retreat, community reception in Pendleton

Mayors, business leaders, local representatives, and regional stakeholders will gather with Eastern Oregon University’s Board of Trustees on August 1 for a community reception in Pendleton.

EOU Board adopts ‘The Ascent’ strategic planning framework

At its May 24 meeting, the Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees approved a strategic framework for the institution, establishing goals and performance indicators for achievement by the school’s centennial celebration in 2029.

EOU Board of Trustees to vote on strategic plan, presidential contract

Eastern Oregon University’s Board of Trustees will hold its next regular public meeting Wednesday, May 24. The public meeting will be conducted from 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. in Inlow Hall, Room 201.

EOU board meeting summary

Trustees cover considerable ground during April 20 meeting, including approving tuition and mandatory fees for 2017-18.

Board of Trustees votes on tuition

A full agenda is slated for EOU’s board meeting April 20, including voting on proposed tuition and fees for 2017-18.

Fighting for funding in Salem

Education Subcommittee hears from university leaders and EOU was there to make a case for increased state investment.

January 19 board meeting canceled

EOU Board of Trustees meeting scheduled for Thursday is canceled due to extreme weather and driving conditions in Union County.

Board of Trustees meeting summary

Legislative priorities, strategic planning, campus safety, Title IX activities and more discussed at November 10 meeting.

Trustee reception in Baker City

Visit with board members and learn about new university initiatives during August 10 event at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center.

EOU board welcomes new trustees

Nicole Almanza, Helen Moore, Linda Reed-Jerofke and Brad Stephens join university’s governing board.

EOU board meeting summary

Student and faculty research, measurements of academic quality and tuition rates among items discussed June 2.

EOU board meeting summary

College charter teams share enrollment activities with EOU’s Board of Trustees during April 21 meeting.

Special Board of Trustees meeting

EOU’s Board of Trustees convenes March 30 to determine recommendations for filling board seats that will soon be vacant.

Board of Trustee nominations

EOU’s Board of Trustees seeks to fill three seats opening at the end of June when faculty, student and staff positions expire.

EOU board meeting summary

Finance was the focus at Thursday’s meeting, which also included a special honorary posthumous degree presentation.

EOU board meeting summary

Board of Trustees convenes for first meeting as an official governing body since assuming full leadership of the university July 1.

Board of Trustees meeting summary

EOU board makes recommendation for tuition increase and prepares for presidential transition, among other actions.