President's Updates

External Review Panel on Sexual Misconduct and Response

05/19/2014 • President Gottfredson has announced the formation of an independent, external review panel to conduct an evaluation of the university's practices for preventing and responding to sexual misconduct.

Email to campus: Together — Creating a safer campus

05/15/2014 • The following message was sent by email to faculty, staff, and students on Thursday, May 15, 2014. Dear Campus Community,

Remarks to the University Senate, May 14, 2014

05/14/2014 • The following is the text of the president's prepared remarks to the University Senate at its regular monthly meeting. Thank you, Margie. And thank you for your service to the Senate this past year. I know this is the last meeting of your presidency, and I want to take a moment to thank you for the skill and diplomacy with which you’ve handled any number of important issues that have come before the Senate. You’ve accomplished a lot during a time of great change, and we appreciate it very much.

President Gottfredson's statement to media regarding sexual violence

05/09/2014 • President Gottfredson made the following statement at a press conference on the University of Oregon campus called for 11:00 a.m. PDT on Friday, May 9, 2014. Full text of the president's remarks is below.

Message to campus regarding report of sexual violence

05/06/2014 • President Gottfredson sent the following message to all students, faculty, and staff regarding a report released by the Eugene Police Department on May 5, 2014. Dear Campus Community, The report of sexual violence affecting our community is of deep concern to me, as it is to all of us. The University of Oregon takes such reports extremely seriously. As a residential campus, a close community of students, faculty, and staff, supporting our students and protecting their safety is our highest priority.

Comment on May 5 media reports

05/05/2014 • President Gottfredson made the following statement about a Eugene Police report released on May 5:

Email to campus: UO policies transfered

05/05/2014 • President Gottfredson sent the following message by email to faculty, students, and staff:

President's testimony on innovation and federal investments

04/28/2014 • President Gottfredson's provided the following written testimony to the Senate Approporation Committee for a hearing on "Driving Innovation through Federal Investment" on April 29, 2014. Chairwoman Mikulski, Ranking Member Shelby, Senator Merkley, and Committee Members, I am Michael Gottfredson, President of the University of Oregon.   I want to thank the Chairwoman and all members of the committee for the opportunity to submit testimony about the federal government-university partnership that has been at the heart of our nation’s economy for so long.

Vice President Espy to take research position at University of Arizona

04/15/2014 • Kimberly Andrews Espy, vice president for research and innovation and dean of the Graduate School, has accepted the position of senior vice president for research at the University of Arizona. She begins May 27.

Remarks to the University Senate, April 9, 2014

04/09/2014 • The following is the text of the president's prepared remarks to the University Senate at its regular monthly meeting. Good afternoon. I know you have a full agenda, so I will keep my remarks to three topics today: the Board of Trustees’ preparation to assume governance, funding for our clusters of excellence faculty hires, and the university’s mission statement.

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