Agreement Strengthens UO Ties with Oregon’s Nine Tribes

A new agreement will strengthen the University of Oregon’s relationships with tribes, leading to improved support for Native students, says Jason Younker, a Coquille Tribal member and associate vice president at UO.

Leaders from the tribal nations joined President Michael Schill on May 5 to sign a memorandum of understanding that will enhance collaborative efforts on academic and cultural initiatives.

“This reflects the success of several other joint initiatives between the tribes and the UO that have helped make the UO an institution of choice for Native students,” Younker said.  Read more


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