Kimberly Andrews Espy, vice president for research and innovation and dean of the Graduate School, has accepted the position of senior vice president for research at the University of Arizona. She begins May 27.
The following is the text of the president's prepared remarks to the University Senate at its regular monthly meeting.Good afternoon.I know you have a full agenda, so I will keep my remarks to three topics today: the Board of Trustees’ preparation to assume governance, funding for our clusters of excellence faculty hires, and the university’s mission statement.
Efficiencies gained through organizational changes will enable $1.5 million in recurring funds to be redirected toward the clusters of excellence faculty hiring initiative, the president and provost announced in an email to faculty and staff.
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President Gottfredson sent the following email to faculty, staff, and students about important action taken at the March meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon:Dear Campus Community,
President Gottfredson and Vice President for Research and Innovation Kimberly Espy sent the following letter to Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-Oregon) expressing their opposition to H.R. 4186, the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Act, citing the act's potentially adverse effect on research.March 31, 2014Congresswoman Suzanne BonamiciUnited State House of Representatives439 Cannon HOBWashington, DC 20515Dear Congresswoman Bonamici: