University President Richard Lariviere sat down with the Emerald on Sept. 13 and talked about everything from the New Partnership Plan, justifying pay raises to Officers of Administration, all the way down to why he wears his signature fedora.
University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere is strongly defending his decision to grant raises to hundreds of faculty and administrators, saying the raises were necessary to hold on to top teachers and managers and that the UO could afford them.
University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere makes a pitch for reshaping the university’s financial health and making the college more accessible to under-served populations during a Portland visit to the university White Stag block in Old Town.
University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere took time out from his executive duties to get back in the classroom. Lariviere spoke to a group of about 40 upcoming freshmen from the Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) program and gave them a brief overview of Sanskrit. Lariviere says Sanskrit is his area of expertise and is happy to pass on his love for the language to eager students.
By Daniel de Vise, Washington Post College Inc blog
I had coffee recently with Richard Lariviere, president of the University of Oregon.
One of 60 members of the elite Association of American Universities, UO has one of the nation's premiere education schools, a cartoon character as its mascot and the glorious -- or perhaps dubious -- distinction of having loaned its campus to the makers of Animal House.
"My office is Dean Wormer's office," Lariviere said. ...
The Latino students in Kelly Middle School’s Ganas program were going around a circle in staccato style, saying their names, grades and what they hope to be when they grow up: mainly doctors, lawyers, teachers and veterinarians.
Finally, it came time for a guy who looked a tad out of place.
“My name is Richard,” he said. “I’m not in eighth grade and I’m not sure what I want to be when I grow up.”
The students broke into wild laughter.
University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere, who turned 60 Wednesday, was instantly part of the inner circle.
The University of Oregon's new president says higher education will help the community out of the recession. Dr. Richard Lariviere made the comments while speaking at the Eugene Rotary on Tuesday. He also told the crowd that he wants to break the mold and build new relationships with the state to find a new funding model for higher education. Lariviere replaced Dave Frohnmayer as UO president in July.
The new University of Oregon president impressed us by making Roseburg his first stop outside Eugene since taking over the helm just a month ago. Richard Lariviere made sure he was versed in Roseburg history, alumni and current students, and the friendly rivalry the annual Civil War brings out among UO and Oregon State University fans...
It took new University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere only a few moments to get in his first shot. Appearing before the Rotary Club of Roseburg at a luncheon Thursday at Kowloon Restaurant, Lariviere turned to thank Roseburg dentist Alanson Randol for his introduction...
Richard Lariviere’s first day as president of the University of Oregon was bound to bring some emotional moments, but he might not have expected a couple of them to occur during a 90-minute conversation Wednesday with members of The Register-Guard’s editorial department...
It was day one for new University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere. Dave Frohnmayer stepped down from his post this week after fifteen years. Economic troubles paired with questions about rising cost for students means Lariviere's job will not be easy. For the time being, he is focusing on learning as much about the people and the institution he has been chosen to lead. A priority for Lariviere is making the university accessible to everyone, regardless of ability to pay.
Academic habits die hard, and Richard Lariviere is nothing if not an academic. So if the former Kansas University provost is doing anything this weekend, it’s cramming. On Wednesday, Lariviere takes over as the University of Oregon’s 16th president.
The new president of the University is Oregon is noteworthy for many things, including that he earned his doctorate in Sanskrit, the ancient language of India, and speaks Hindi, the main modern-day language of that huge and increasingly powerful and influential country.
The University of Kansas' No. 2 administrator, Richard Lariviere, is the sole finalist to succeed Dave Frohnmayer as president of the University of Oregon, state officials announced Monday. Lariviere, chief operations and academic officer on KU's Lawrence campus, will visit Eugene on March 10 and 11 and is set to become UO president on July 1, when Frohnmayer retires after 15 years in the role.