President's Updates

Vice President for Communications announcement

08/11/2015 • I am pleased to announce that I have changed the institution’s organizational structure to create an independent University Communications office, and I am appointing Kyle Henley as the new Vice President for Communications.

Message regarding "Jane Doe" settlement

08/04/2015 • Today I would like to share with you that the University of Oregon has entered into a settlement agreement with the plaintiff in the “Jane Doe” matter. In approving this settlement, it is my hope that we focus our attention and considerable expertise on making our campus one on which all students will feel secure in the knowledge that they will be free from sexual violence.

Relaunch of search for Associate Vice President and Title IX Coordinator

07/22/2015 • Today we are relaunching the search for the Associate Vice President and Title IX Coordinator, with an important increase in desired qualifications and compensation.

First week on the job reflections

07/17/2015 • President Michael Schill's whirlwind first week on the job took him all across campus and around the state to meet with faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members.

President Schill gets his feet on the ground

07/06/2015 • New UO President Michael Schill began a day-long tour of campus early Monday, meeting with employees and faculty in the lead-up to a welcome event in the afternoon.

Incoming President Schill: excited to arrive

06/30/2015 • I am excited to report that I am getting on a plane to join you in Eugene. I can’t begin to tell you how thrilled I am about becoming part of the Duck community and assuming the presidency on Wednesday.

Congratulations graduates, reflections on the year

06/15/2015 • As finals come to a close and we prepare for the 2015 Commencement, I would like to congratulate the more than 5,100 University of Oregon students who have earned their degrees.

General Counsel search update

05/26/2015 • I wanted to provide an update on the General Counsel search and some background on a new direction for this position as we evaluate the role of the general counsel as an advisor to the president and senior leadership at the university.

Clusters of Excellence faculty hiring update

05/26/2015 • As we begin the final weeks of the academic year, I have exciting news to announce about our plans to attract outstanding faculty from across the country to the UO. 

Preparing to welcome a new president

05/14/2015 • 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. 

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