In recent years he has invested heavily in developing and maintaining the athletic apparatus.[151]. As of 2016[update], there were 15 different buildings on campus that have been awarded LEED Silver or above ratings. Request access to Banner, Appworx, or other databases, The University of Oregon Forensics program was founded in 1876, at the same time as the university. [35][36], In reaction to a growing movement to establish an independent university board, the Oregon Legislature in 2013 passed SB 270, requiring local governing boards for the state's three largest institutions. [CDATA[/* > /*-->*/ [CDATA[/* > [12] The current UO student body is composed of students from all 50 of the United States, the District of Columbia, two U.S. territories, and 89 countries around the world. Criteria and procedures for promotion and tenure,