SOU Improving Science Building

ASHLAND, Ore. – Southern Oregon University is investing $21 million into its science building, part of a series of capital improvements going on through 2016. This latest work is part of an investment from the Oregon University System. The science building is being remodeled for scheduled seismic upgrades, as well as electrical and plumbing modernization. … Continue reading »

SOU Proposes Tuition Increase

ASHLAND, Ore. – Southern Oregon University officials voted Monday to propose a 5.8 percent tuition increase for the 2013-14 academic year. The proposal was based on the university’s projected enrollment and costs, along with decreased state funding. SOU officials said because of the lack of help from the state, one of the school’s only options … Continue reading »

Oregon Voting On Immigrant Tuition Bill

SALEM, Ore. — A bill allowing illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition could be voted on by the full Oregon House this Friday. The bill was approved by a House committee on Monday. Currently, Oregon state universities make students pay out-of-state tuition if they cannot prove they are in the U.S. legally. The bill’s supporters … Continue reading »