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September 15, 2021

Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities’ Members are Lauded in Best Colleges Rankings

TUALATIN – The Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities is thrilled to announce that ten of its member colleges have been included in the 2022 Best Colleges rankings by…
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September 1, 2021

It’s Time to Double Pell: The Alliance and a Coalition of 1,200 Organizations Urge Congress to #DoublePell

TUALATIN – The Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities is proud to join nearly 900 individual colleges and universities and more than 300 organizations to urge Congress to bring…
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July 28, 2021

Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities’ Members Pump $1.58 Billion into Oregon’s Economy

TUALATIN – The annual economic impact to the State of Oregon from fourteen of its nonprofit, independent colleges and universities is $1.58 billion, according to a just completed study that…
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February 27, 2021

College, university workers eligible for COVID-19 vaccinations beginning May 1

Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced during a press conference this morning (Feb. 26, 2021) that employees of the state’s public and private colleges and universities will be eligible for the…
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September 17, 2020

Alliance Board of Trustees Elects New Board Officers, Honors Outgoing Business Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities (“The Alliance”) elected Dr. Miles K. Davis, President of Linfield University (pictured right), as its new Chair…
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June 23, 2020

Brent Wilder Named President of The Alliance

Effective immediately, The Alliance Executive Committee has removed “Interim" from Brent Wilder’s title and he has been promoted to the position of President of The Alliance. “Over the past several…
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June 15, 2020

Oregon Private College Week to be Held Virtually July 27-31, 2020

Oregon Private College Week (OPCW) 2020 will be held virtually from Monday, July 27, through Friday, July 31. Over this 5-day span, ten of Oregon’s private colleges will each host…
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May 27, 2020

Oregon Transfer Pathways to the Liberal Arts Planning Grant Awarded to The Alliance by The Teagle Foundation

The Alliance is excited to announce that it has been awarded a “Pathways to the Liberal Arts Initiative” planning grant by The Teagle Foundation. The grant, entitled "Oregon Transfer Pathways to the…
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April 24, 2020

Alliance Institutions Adjust Admissions Processes in Response to COVID-19

The Alliance institutions encourage high school students to remain hopeful about their future and continue to pursue their collegiate goals. We are committed to communicating, collaborating, and engaging with students,…
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March 30, 2020

CARES Act Provides $14 Billion to Higher Education Sector

On March 27, Congress passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the largest economic package ever approved in U.S. history. The bill includes one-time payments…
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