EOU is the 2023 West Coast Conference Champion, trapshooters take home first place in dramatic fashion

Posted on January 27, 2023

EOU is the 2023 West Coast Conference Champion, trapshooters take home first place in dramatic fashion LA GRANDE, Ore. – Eastern Oregon University Trapshooters walked away with a first place finish at the ACUI / SCTP West Coast Conference Championship on Jan. 22 after traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada to compete against six other universities. […]


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 […]


Inlow Hall in the winter.

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 […]


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The Greater Oregon STEM Hub is Poised to bring STE(A)M and Career-Connected Learning to Eastern Oregon with a $500,000 Grant from The Ford Family Foundation

Posted on November 10, 2022

The Greater Oregon STEM Hub is Poised to bring STE(A)M and Career-Connected Learning to Eastern Oregon with a $500,000 Grant from The Ford Family Foundation November 10, 2022 La Grande, Ore. – Envision a frontier school in Eastern Oregon, hours from any urban center. Parked at the school is the Greater Oregon STEM Hub’s (GO […]


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EOU offers in-state rates to all Native American students

Posted on October 10, 2022

EOU offers in-state rates to all Native American students Members of all 574 federally recognized tribes are eligible for in-state tuition at Eastern Oregon University, effective immediately for new applicants to online and on-campus programs.  With this change, EOU joins other Oregon public universities in extending in-state tuition rates to tribal members.  “EOU has provided […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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.


President's Scholar Brady Layman posing with Monty

President’s Scholar set to teach the next generation

Posted on June 1, 2022

Brady Layman receives the 2022 EOU president’s scholar award.


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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 […]


Oregon Teacher Pathway students at Spring Symposium

EOU College of Education Hosts Oregon Teacher Pathway High School Students for Spring Symposium

Posted on May 16, 2022

EOU College of Education hosts Oregon Teacher Pathway high school students for presentations at Spring Symposium


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


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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.  […]


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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 […]


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


Students and faculty in a photo group photo during the EOU tree planting event.

Celebrating Arbor Day with tree planting at EOU

Posted on May 6, 2022

EOU students participated in the April 29 tree planting day as part of Tree Campus USA efforts at EOU.