Portland artist Leslie Vigeant's piece "The Stage"

“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 campus and greenery

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 campus and greenery

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 […]


Eastern Oregon University's Inlow Hall building and greenery.

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 […]


Indoor track and open floor plan of the Fieldhouse.

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 […]


An EOU student meeting with Crook County Schools at a job fair.

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 Oregon University Campus

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 […]


EOU Board of Trustees at the SAGE Center in Boardman, Oregon

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 […]


Eastern Oregon University Campus

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

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 […]


Image of EOU's Inlow Hall in spring

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.


hilary (left) and Victoria (right) Dochow taking a selfie together.

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. 


Noah Chaney (left) Hailey Hochhalter (center) and Savannah Shorts (right)

Mercer Family Foundation supporting EOU math majors/students

Posted on June 1, 2022

EOU Math majors Noah Chaney, Hailey Hochhalter, and Savannah Shorts, have each received a $7,500 yearly scholarship from the Mercer Family Foundation in recognition of their academic achievements.


EOU students at commencement 2020

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 […]


Anna Cavinato

EOU Colloquium concludes with a look at biosensor technology

Posted on May 18, 2022

professor of Chemistry Anna Cavinato will present the findings from her 2021 research sabbatical in microfluidics on Thursday, May 26


Students showing their work at Spring Symposium 2019

Spring Symposium returns in person at EOU

Posted on May 13, 2022

Spring Symposium returns in person for 2022


Dr. Rae Ette Newman

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.  […]


EOU Campus in Spring

May 18-19 board meeting agenda announced

Posted on May 12, 2022

May 18-19 board meeting agenda announced The Eastern Oregon University Board of Trustees will meet on campus on May 18 and 19 for its final meeting of the academic year. The board will vote on tuition and fees, room and board rates, and the preliminary operating budget for 2023. The board will consider approving the […]


Dr. Matt Siemears

Seimears named Interim Provost at EOU

Posted on May 10, 2022

Seimears named Interim Provost at EOU Eastern Oregon University has announced its interim provost following an internal search that included interviews, forums and feedback.  EOU President Tom Insko named Matt Seimears as Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Seimears, who has served as Dean of the College of Education at EOU since […]


Students at RENT Act I Rehearsal

EOU theater finishes out the year with ‶Rent″ May 19

Posted on May 9, 2022

EOU Theater finishes out the year with a production of “Rent” on May 19