University Expansions

OSU-Cascades has opened one of its three new buildings, this is Tykeson Hall, marking the Bend campus which totals 46 acres for future expansion. Photo by Rob Kerr

written by Kevin Max | photos by Rob Kerr


OSU-Cascades opens

Oregon State University’s new Cascades Campus debuted in Bend in September. The 10-acre campus features Tykeson Hall, an academic building, as well as a still-under-construction residence hall and dining hall. The university has also purchased an adjacent 46 acres that can be used for a future expansion. 

OSU-Cascades by the numbers
5,000: the number of students OSU-Cascades hopes to serve by 2025.
2001: the year OSU-Cascades opened on Central Oregon Community College’s campus, with 360 students.
$7.96 million: the amount OSU-Cascades paid for the 10-acre campus.
OSU-Cascades has opened one of its three new buildings, this is Tykeson Hall, marking the Bend campus which totals 46 acres for future expansion. Photo by Rob Kerr
OSU-Cascades has opened one of its three new buildings, Tykeson Hall. Total expansion for the Bend campus will be 46 acres.

University of Oregon $500 Million Gift for Science Campus

Scientific dreams will soon become reality at University of Oregon with a $500 million gift from Phil and Penny Knight.
The Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact, announced in October, is expected to cost more than $1 billion, upon completion have a full-time research staff of 300, support 750 jobs and include three 70,000-square-foot buildings, research centers, labs and prototyping tools.
The university said it would work with donors to raise the other $500 million for the science complex. According to UO President Michael Schill, this gift from the Knights is the largest donation to a public flagship university in the nation’s history.

The gift announcement

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