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.

Committed to eradicating sexual violence

President Michael H. Schill and Chief Civil Rights Office & Title IX Coordinator reaffirm the university's commitment to fighting sexual misconduct and supporting survivors as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month.



04/05/2021 • President Michael Schill and Title IX Coordinator & Chief Civil Rights Officer Nicole Commissiong shared a message with the campus reaffirming the university's commitment to creating a community free of sexual assault and violence of any kind.
03/17/2021 • President Schill and Provost Phillips shared a message with the university community condemning the recent murders and acts of violence and discrimination against people of Asian and Asian-American descent.
03/15/2021 • President Michael H. Schill acknowledges the one year anniversary of the institution switching to predominantly remote operations in response to COVID-19.

Additional Messages


Kenneth Calhoon teaching a comparative literature class

U.S. News and World Report ranks the University of Oregon among the top 50 public universities in the US and the #1 public university in Oregon. We are a Carnegie Tier One university, which means we are among the highest research active US institutions.



Philanthropy is a key element in helping the university achieve its potential. Our donors’ have made countless innovations and breakthroughs by our faculty and students possible. Their continued support provides opportunities to realize the dreams and aspirations of this campus now and for generations to come. 



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AroundtheO showcases how the University of Oregon is continuing the university's academic mission by providing online news coverage for faculty, staff, students, and the community and the general public.