Focus: Fall 2013


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Year-end giving: Act now for 2013 tax advantages

Gifts enable our students and faculty to do extraordinary things. If you plan to make a gift that qualifies for a 2013 tax deduction, be sure to allow enough time for it to be processed. Learn more »

lehrman-137x78Michael and Margaret Lehrman

Margie’s exceptional storytelling ability would propel her from “Today” researcher to Tim Russert’s deputy bureau chief and one of the industry’s most respected television news executives. Learn more »

fritsch-64x78aLife Changing Gifts

First in her graduating class of 124, Aimeé Fritsch earned a bundle of accolades including what she calls her “golden ticket” — a prestigious Ford Family Foundation scholarship. Learn more »

visser-64x78Changing of the guard

We are pleased to announce Jesse Visser’s appointment as interim director of gift planning. A member of the UO’s gift planning team for six years, Jesse originally hails from Talent, Oregon. Learn more »

Remember When


This year is the 50th reunion for those who were seniors when Typhoon Freda wreaked havoc across campus during the fall of 1962.

“The Columbus Day Storm,” as Freda is more commonly known, never fails to elicit memories from firsthand witnesses. Share your storm story with us at Read more »

Your Gift Makes a Difference

Opera is Glenna Unfred’s passion, and she’s willing to do whatever it takes to earn her degree in vocal music performance. “I was amazed to learn that gifts make PathwayOregon possible,” she said. “It helps a lot to know people invested in my future and think that I can make it.”
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The IRA Rollover is Back!

As part of the “fiscal cliff” deal, congress resurrected the tax-free IRA charitable rollover.
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