Faculty Club reopens after unprecedented shutdown

Word down at the faculty club is that Chairman Harper has finally relented to Senate pressure and agreed to reopen the Faculty Club tomorrow:

Dear Colleagues,

The Faculty Club opens its doors again this week for the Winter Term, and will continue in operation while university classes are in session.  We meet in a convivial room at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, with free hors d’oeuvres and reasonably priced drinks.

Wednesday, expect a bunch of senators to come over after the meeting of the University Senate.  If you’re good & sick of hearing about those lousy legislators in Washington DC, cheer yourself up by rubbing elbows with and getting the scuttlebutt from senators who have actually managed to avoid any sort of “shutdown” here on campus.

On Thursday, we will enter through the south portico of the museum (Marché entrance) rather than our usual front door.  This is because the JSMA is holding a patron’s preview of their new exhibitions, which will have their public opening the following evening.  Rumors that we may get a sneak preview of our own are as of yet unconfirmed.

So come one night or both, bring a friend if you like, and swap tales of winter break adventures (intellectual and otherwise) with your colleagues. Perfect Hope to see you there!

Yours, James Harper
Chair of the Faculty Club Board


WHO: The UO Faculty Club is open to all UO faculty—tenure-track faculty, non-tenure-track faculty, library faculty, and OAs tenured in an academic department, as well as people retired from positions in these categories.

GUESTS: Eligible people (see above) may bring any guests they like.

WHAT: Cash Bar with beer, wine, liquor and non-alcoholic beverages; complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

WHERE: The Faculty Club meets in a designated room on the ground floor of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.  Enter at the museum’s main entrance and turn right; the club room is right off the lobby.

WHEN: Wednesdays & Thursdays 5:00-8:00 pm.  We will meet through the last week of classes in Fall Term (i.e. through November 29); activity will resume in the Winter and Spring terms.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Faculty Club Board Chair James Harper (Dept. of the History of Art and Architecture), harperj@uoregon.edu

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2 Responses to Faculty Club reopens after unprecedented shutdown

  1. honest Uncle Bernie says:

    Rumor has it that the price for this concession is a wall to be built around Johnson Hall?

    • Dog says:

      Johnson Hall already has a wall around it. It is quite successful in preventing the Administrators inside of the wall from coming out
      and effectively talking to faculty.

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