Alumni

Driving Change
Generous gift from Aisha Almana, BS ’70, will soon provide UO scholarships for Saudi women 
Boyles Bolster Research
Mary and Tim Boyle's latest gift—$10 million for scientific research—has its roots in a family connection to the UO’s pioneering work in molecular biology.
Newest Duck a Donor Gift
Two generations of alumni team up to create the newest campus landmark
Market Share
Roger and Robin Best gave $1 million to reward business PhD students for research, publishing, and teaching excellence.
Gift to endow Special Collections directorship
New gift from the Giustina Forest Foundation will secure outstanding leader and enrich vital library resources.
Gift Funds New Professor of Practice
Shirley, BA ’53, and Jim Rippey, BS ’53, give to support professor of practice, graduate student scholarships at UO’s Lundquist College of Business
Gift Gives Bach a Home
Alumni Phyllis and Andrew Berwick give $6.5 million to help build new home for Oregon Bach Festival.
 
Forbes Media Executive a Loyal Duck
Fred Poust finds himself “flashing the O” more and more. Maybe it’s because he drives a car in New York City with a vanity license plate that reads “UO DUCKS.”  
Name That Librarian
UO’s first Singer Science Librarian supported by a gift from Kenda, BS ’74, and Kenneth Singer
Business Backers
Alumni couple invest $1 million in growing UO presence in their Portland hometown
Campaign Nets $50 Million Gift
Ballmer gift to enhance access for Oregon students, strengthen research, and increase visibility for academics
Gift from Duck patrons boosts EMU renovation
A recent $1 million gift from Nancy and Dave '66 MBA '68 Petrone will restore the historic space and help with the university’s renovation and expansion of the EMU.
UO Loses Loyal Duck
UO community mourns the loss of alumnus Aaron Jones.
A New Home for Student Success

A $10 million lead gift by Willie and Don Tykeson will benefit students and faculty through a new building that will house the College of Arts and Sciences and the Career Center.

Home Run for Oregon Softball
A $10 million gift from Bob Sanders ’49 in honor of his late wife, O. Jane Sanders ’50, will lead the drive to construct a new softball stadium
Double Vision
Nancy and Dave Petrone ’66, MBA ’68 recently made gifts to launch two new UO initiatives: Sports Product Marketing and Women in Flight.
Seminars Honor Alumna
Two capstone seminars honor distinguished professor and poet who loved language.
Festival's Largest Gift Ever
Thanks to a $7.25 million gift from UO alumni Phyllis and Andrew Berwick, the Oregon Bach Festival will soon boast an orchestral training and touring program that will be one of the first of its kind in the country.
Happily-ever-after Ducks provide scholarships
Jim and Donna Anderson met and married while attending the UO on scholarship. Now they've arranged to provide scholarships for several PathwayOregon students.
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