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.


06/24/2022 • President Michael H. Schill sent a message to the university community regarding the US Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey.
06/14/2022 • President Michael H. Schill, Provost Patrick Phillips, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, and Chief Human Resources Officer Mark Schmelz sent a message to campus with the initial results from the spring 2022 IDEAL Climate Survey of Employees.
06/10/2022 • President Michael H. Schill sent a message to the university community marking the end of the academic year, congratulating this year's graduates, and thanking every member of the UO community for their contributions and efforts this year.

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