President Michael H. Schill

“I am committed to working with each of you to make the University of Oregon a great university, a better university, and the very best university it can be.”

Michael H. Schill is the 18th president of the University of Oregon. He began his tenure on July 1, 2015, and was formally invested into office on June 1, 2016. He previously served as the dean and Harry N. Wyatt Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School, as well as dean of the UCLA School of Law.

Celebrating the Class of 2021

President Michael H. Schill joined the university community in recognizing and celebrating the Class of 2021. Watch President Schill's remarks at 26:47.



06/15/2021 • President Michael H. Schill sent an Open Mike to the UO community reflecting on the challenges over the past year, thanking the many people who helped keep the university afloat during the pandemic, and looking ahead to what the future holds.
06/14/2021 • President Michael H. Schill sent a message to the UO community thanking them for their incredible resilience and tenacity throughout an academic year like no other.
06/10/2021 • This message announces a new program to help address potential impacts on a particularly vulnerable subset of the community: pre-tenure faculty.

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Kenneth Calhoon teaching a comparative literature class

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