- Mailing Address
One University Blvd
LaGrande, Oregon 97850
- (541) 962-3672
- School Information
- Prepare for the world beyond college with Eastern Oregon University’s high-quality liberal arts and professional programs. Classes are available when and where you need them – at our main campus in La Grande, online almost anywhere in the world or onsite at our centers across the state. Educational, cultural and economic growth is important to our region, state and nation. That’s why we are committed to providing a personal, student-centered experience in all that we do.
- General Information
- Eastern Oregon University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and educator, committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and learning environment. The committee has the following aims and is aligned with the University’s values, principles, and strategic goals: The recruitment and retention of students representative of the demographics of Eastern Oregon and the region, with special attention to underrepresented groups; Providing resources (financial aid, work, advising, and (crriculum) to all students to ensure access to college; Ensuring diverse, equitable, and inclusive student, faculty, and staff participation; Striving to make the educational experience inclusive through curricular and co-curricular innovation. (source: https://www.eou.edu/diversity/) EOU Diversity requirements (DPD): Beginning Fall 2010, students admitted to Eastern Oregon University seeking a bachelors degree will be required to complete a minimum of 4 credits of Difference, Power, and Discrimination (DPD) coursework. (source: https://www.eou.edu/registrar/dpd/)
Curriculum Changes and Requirements
EOU Diversity requirements (DPD): Beginning Fall 2010, students admitted to Eastern Oregon University seeking a bachelors degree will be required to complete a minimum of 4 credits of Difference, Power, and Discrimination (DPD) coursework.
The annual CEAD Conference invites attendees to gain a greater awareness and understanding of power, privilege, biases and stereotypes, as well as a broader understanding of differences in groups, backgrounds, cultures, practices and worldviews. The thoughtful and informative dialogue also challenges multiple perspectives and fosters understanding.
The Center for Culturally Responsive Practices develops "culturally responsive pedagogy available to teachers, schools can better create classrooms in which student language, culture, and backgrounds will be responded to and infused within every aspect of education and curriculum."