From Around the O, Oct. 12, 2020 — Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced the launch of a series of initiatives to combat racism and enhance inclusion on campus, including the creation of a new research and policy center focused on racial disparities and resilience.
A new racial dispariies intiative at the UO will […]
Aug. 13, 2020 — UO Provost Patrick Phillips and Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, vice president for the Division of Equity and Inclusion, announced yesterday several new measures that address faculty concerns during the pandemic including caregiver support; service and time limitations; impacts on promotion and tenure; equity, anti-racism, and faculty support; and access to campus spaces. […]
July 28, 2020 — The University of Oregon announced today a new Relief Fund to support employees facing financial hardships during the pandemic.
According to a UO Human Resources webpage, the emergency financial assistance is intended to provide aid with specific needs related to the COVID-19 crisis including:
New or increased eldercare expenses or childcare […]
The Eugene Register-Guard today published an op-ed piece by the leaders of the CSWS Campaign for Caregivers. Please click here to read the full article and share widely!
In a July 16 statement, the American Association of University Professors Oregon urged officials to listen to faculty, graduate student employee, and academic professional voices as campuses contemplate re-opening across the state.
While the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff should be a primary consideration in the decision-making process, the statement stresses that faculty […]
Recently, CSWS sent an urgent request to University of Oregon leadership asking for action to alleviate labor inequities for faculty, staff, and GEs that have arisen from the coronavirus pandemic.
As the quotes from faculty testimonials below demonstrate, COVID-19 has uncovered many aspects of our institutional practice that have historically rendered the labor of caregivers invisible […]