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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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March 5, 2020

Alliance Leaders Attend Workshop Focused on Busting Private College Myths

The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) is hosting seven "Talking About Private Colleges: Busting the Myths" workshops throughout the country between September 2019 and October 2020. The workshops provide participants…
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January 22, 2020

Alaska Airlines Keeps Oregon Private Colleges Flying in 2020

Since 1986, Alaska Airlines has provided an annual in-kind contribution of round trip, coach class flight vouchers for use by member colleges of the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges &…
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December 20, 2019

George Fox University Awarded Alliance Conservation Research Grant

Since 2014, The Alliance and the Oregon Community Foundation have partnered to fund projects in Oregon that actively engage Alliance institution faculty and undergraduate students with a business/industry partner in…
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September 26, 2019

The Alliance Distributes $33,000 in CIC/UPS Scholarships to Oregon Private Colleges & Universities

The Alliance has distributed $33,000 in Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)/UPS Scholarships to assist 11 students at private colleges and universities in Oregon. The scholarships were made possible by a…
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