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Ohio University Faculty, Union Workers Find Ways To Push Back Against Administration

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — The Ohio University Faculty Senate has delivered a vote of no confidence in two key executive administrators and is now pushing to take matters into their own hands, including a public protest. On the heels of the Ohio University American Association of University Professor’s (OU-AAUP) petition, the majority of faculty senate… Read More

Coventry Lane Home Will Not Be Bought, Park Place Still Part of Comprehensive Plan

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After communications turned up during a search for public records requests, one of which was from WOUB, involving donations by the owner of the Coventry Lane property where Ohio University President Roderick McDavis is currently living, the university has decided not to take an option to buy the property. A lease agreement was entered into… Read More

OU Will Not Buy Leased President’s Residence

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Ohio University Vice President for Finance and Administration Steve Golding announced Monday that he will not recommend a purchase option for 31 Coventry Lane to the OU Board of Trustees. The decision to not purchase the home to serve as housing for OU President Roderick McDavis and his wife came after it was discovered that… Read More

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OU Wants To Build Storage And Auxiliaries Centers

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Ohio University has proposed a $16.7 million project to construct an auxiliaries center on West Union Street and for long-term storage at the OU Airport in Albany. However, the university’s board of trustees had a bit of sticker shock with the cost of the project on Thursday and requested that it be tabled until at… Read More

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Trustees Approve Evaluation Of President’s House

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The fate of OU President Roderick McDavis’ house is up in the air, based on a resolution approved unanimously today by the OU Board of Trustees. The resolution, which was not listed on the agenda of the regular meeting or any of the committee meetings held on Thursday, directed the Vice President of Finance and… Read More

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Trustees Hesitate On New Auxiliary Facilities

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A committee of the Ohio University Board of Trustees decided they needed more time to consider a multi-million dollar facility plan that would consolidate several university departments. The University Resources Committee was presented a plan during its meeting on Thursday that site planners said would free up valuable space on the main campus and at… Read More