This is the first time I’ve addressed the full senate since the Board of Trustees announced their selection of Professor Mike Schill as the new president of the University of Oregon. It is wonderful to have him on campus this week, and I look forward to you all meeting him this afternoon, as I know he is looking forward to that as well.
Interim President Coltrane and Senate President Kyr sent the following email to faculty and staff regarding a need to reset this year's university elections:Dear Colleagues,As you may know, elections for the University Senate, university standing committees, and the Officers of Administration Council began on Friday, May 8. Unfortunately, we have discovered technological issues that could compromise the results.
As part of the comprehensive initiatives to address sexual assault, the university is seeking nominations for a new Sexual Assault Advisory Council. This group will play a key role in advancing the university’s comprehensive plan to improve its practices in preventing and responding to sexual assault and ensuring the campus is respectful and safe for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors.
Interim President Scott Coltrane addressed the University Senate with the following remarks:
Interim President Coltrane send the following email message to campus:
Interim President Scott Coltrane sent the following email to campus about the death of Emeritus President Dave Frohnmayer:I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dave Frohnmayer. Dave was a friend, a former colleague and a valued advisor. I am honored to have witnessed how his profound collaboration and insightful vision built the University of Oregon into the top research university it is today.