President's Updates

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.

President and Provost Announce $1.5 Million in Funding for Faculty Hiring Initiative

04/07/2014 • Efficiencies gained through organizational changes will enable $1.5 million in recurring funds to be redirected toward the clusters of excellence faculty hiring initiative, the president and provost announced in an email to faculty and staff.

Sexual violence preventon and response

04/03/2014 •    Sexual Violence Prevention &   Reporting Resources:

Email to campus: Board of Trustees March meeting

04/02/2014 • President Gottfredson sent the following email to faculty, staff, and students about important action taken at the March meeting of the Board of Trustees of the University of Oregon: Dear Campus Community,

Letter to Congresswoman Bonamici opposing the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology Act

03/31/2014 • President Gottfredson and Vice President for Research and Innovation Kimberly Espy sent the following letter to Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici (D-Oregon) expressing their opposition to H.R. 4186, the Frontiers in Innovation, Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST) Act, citing the act's potentially adverse effect on research. March 31, 2014 Congresswoman Suzanne BonamiciUnited State House of Representatives439 Cannon HOBWashington, DC 20515 Dear Congresswoman Bonamici:

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