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.

Recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month

President Michael H. Schill and University Counseling Services Student Board Member Chiara Cheng encourage students to join the UO community in recognizing Mental Health Awareness Month.



05/11/2021 • President Michael H. Schill sent a message to students in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month with resources and events available to support students' mental health.
05/10/2021 • President Michael H. Schill sent a message to the university community announcing that the University of Oregon will require students, faculty, and staff who will be on campus to be vaccinated prior to the start of fall 2021.
05/06/2021 • President Schill and Provost Phillips shared a message with faculty announcing Tim Gleason's retirement and an internal search for the next UO Faculty Athletics Representative.

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.