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Meg Ridenour

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August 16, 2022

The Teagle Foundation & Arthur Vining Davis Foundations Award Transfer Pathways Implementation Grant to The Alliance

TUALATIN, OR – The Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities (The Alliance) has been awarded a three-year, $321,200 implementation grant by the Teagle Foundation and Arthur Vining Davis Foundations in…
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August 8, 2022

Oregon Private College Week 2022 Welcomed Over 1,000 Student Visits to Alliance Member Campuses

TUALATIN, OR – The Alliance and its undergraduate private college and university members welcomed over 1,000 student visits during Oregon Private College Week July 25-29, 2022. Prospective students and their…
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July 1, 2022

The Alliance Welcomes Five New Higher Education Leaders to its Board of Trustees

TUALATIN, OR – The Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities is thrilled to welcome five new Board of Trustees to its membership. Each college and university embarked on an…
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Pell & OOG 50th Anniversary Press Conferece
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June 28, 2022

State Treasurer Encourages Support for Student Aid Grants

A joint message from the Oregon Student Association, the Oregon Community College Association representing Oregon's 17 community colleges, the Oregon Council of Presidents representing Oregon's eight public universities, and the Oregon Alliance of…
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May 25, 2022

Gov. Kate Brown Declares July 25-29, 2022, Oregon Private College Week

On May 11, Governor Kate Brown declared July 25-July 29, 2022, Oregon Private College Week, siting that “Oregon’s private, nonprofit, independent college and universities are vital to Oregon’s goal for…
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December 14, 2021

Oregon Private Colleges Fly into 2022 with Alaska Airlines Support

TUALATIN, OR – Since 1986, Alaska Airlines has provided an annual in-kind contribution of round trip, main cabin flight vouchers for use by member colleges of the Oregon Alliance of…
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November 30, 2021

Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities’ Members See Enrollment Growth in 2021-22

TUALATIN, OR – The headcount enrollment of the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities’ (The Alliance) thirteen member institutions increased by 1% from fall 2020 to fall 2021. Comparably, the…
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Eaton Hall Willamette University
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November 5, 2021

Guest Opinion: Double up the Pell Grant

Leaders in higher education across Oregon and across the country are innovating constantly to make college more affordable and accessible for hard-working students and their families. Last year, Willamette University…
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University of Portland Seal
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October 14, 2021

More than a month in, Oregon’s private colleges avoid on-campus COVID-19 outbreaks

Portland’s Reed College has reported only four positive COVID-19 cases since its fall semester began in late August. Low case numbers seem to be a trend at many of Oregon’s…
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Reed College Commencement
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October 12, 2021

Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities Awards Eleven CIC/UPS Scholarships to Oregon Private College Students

TUALATIN – The Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities is grateful to announce the awarding of eleven Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)/United Parcel Service (UPS) Scholarships to deserving students…
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