Southern Oregon University http://ijpr.org en Southern Oregon U's New President http://ijpr.org/post/southern-oregon-us-new-president <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Roy Saigo stepped into the college president's office at a time of upheaval: both faculty and students were unhappy about many issues.&nbsp;</p><p>And that was at his LAST job.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.sou.edu/president/index.html" target="_blank"><strong>Dr. Saigo</strong></a> inherits a similar situation as the interim president at Southern Oregon University, following program cuts and a faculty vote of no-confidence in the previous president.&nbsp;</p><p>Saigo has work cut out for him in a time of change across the Oregon state university system.&nbsp; Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:10:20 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 16139 at http://ijpr.org Southern Oregon U's New President Cullinan Takes Top Post At Eastern Washington University http://ijpr.org/post/cullinan-takes-top-post-eastern-washington-university <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Second time's the charm.</span><br /><br /><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Just a month after being a finalist for a job at Youngstown University in Ohio, Southern Oregon University President Mary </span>Cullinan<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has announced she's leaving </span>SOU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> at the end of June to assume the presidency of Eastern&nbsp;Washington University near Spokane.</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 23:39:33 +0000 Liam Moriarty 14211 at http://ijpr.org Cullinan Takes Top Post At Eastern Washington University SOU Faculty To Forgo Salary Increases http://ijpr.org/post/sou-faculty-forgo-salary-increases <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Faculty members at Southern Oregon University say they have agreed to forgo salary increases this year and next in an effort to soften cuts proposed across the university.</span></p><p>The Mail Tribune reports the faculty union has settled a new two-year contract with university administration. &nbsp;</p><p>Union President Jim Rible said the union hopes that giving up raises will help save positions and money for the university.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:55:04 +0000 Barbara Dellenback 8621 at http://ijpr.org SOU Faculty To Forgo Salary Increases Retrenchment Looms At Southern Oregon U. http://ijpr.org/post/retrenchment-looms-southern-oregon-u <p>"Retrenchment" is not a word used lightly on the <a href="http://www.sou.edu/" target="_blank"><strong>Southern Oregon University</strong></a> campus.</p><p></p><p></p><p>It is the term required when the university considers program cuts that would result in faculty jobs being lost. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:19:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 7560 at http://ijpr.org Retrenchment Looms At Southern Oregon U. SOU Releases Plan For Cuts http://ijpr.org/post/sou-releases-plan-cuts <p>Southern Oregon University will move ahead with plans to cut programs to save money.</p><p></p><p>On Thursday, SOU administration released plans for "retrenchment"--cutbacks in academic programs that allow the elimination of faculty jobs. Sat, 08 Feb 2014 01:57:59 +0000 Geoffrey Riley 7421 at http://ijpr.org SOU Releases Plan For Cuts Why Southern Oregon University Must "Retrench" http://ijpr.org/post/why-southern-oregon-university-must-retrench <p></p><p>The use of the word "retrenchment" at <a href="http://www.sou.edu" target="_blank"><strong>Southern Oregon University</strong></a> this week is more than euphemism.</p><p></p><p></p><p>The retrenchment process allows the administration to cut programs and faculty without breaking contracts.&nbsp; And SOU needs to make cuts to stay within its budget.&nbsp; Fri, 08 Nov 2013 18:59:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 2719 at http://ijpr.org Why Southern Oregon University Must "Retrench" Oregon Universities And Constant Change http://ijpr.org/post/oregon-universities-and-constant-change <p>The <a href="http://www.ous.edu/" target="_blank"><strong>Oregon University System (OUS)</strong></a> is starting to look very different.&nbsp; On organizational charts, anyway.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Last summer&#39;s legislative session produced a law allowing the big three schools, Oregon, Oregon State, and Portland State, to form their own governing boards. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 17:37:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 1143 at http://ijpr.org Oregon Universities And Constant Change