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President Karl Scholz

University of Oregon President John Karl Scholz

Karl Scholz is the UO's 19th president. A leading economist, professor, and higher education leader, he took office on July 1, 2023.

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President Scholz congratulates UO's Rhodes Scholar

"To be selected for a Rhodes Scholarship is an extraordinary achievement, and we are honored and proud that Nayantara is a University of Oregon student," President Scholz said of Nayantara Arora, the UO's first Rhodes Scholar since 2007.

 

President Scholz congratulates UO's Rhodes Scholar

"To be selected for a Rhodes Scholarship is an extraordinary achievement, and we are honored and proud that Nayantara is a University of Oregon student," President Scholz said of Nayantara Arora, the UO's first Rhodes Scholar since 2007.
 

 
• With great admiration, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to all our students who are graduating from the University of Oregon. Today marks a significant milestone in your lives, one that you have worked tirelessly towards and one that you should be immensely proud of achieving.
• President Scholz delivered the following remarks to the UO Board of Trustees on June 4, 2024.
• I am thrilled to announce that Angela Chong, the associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students at Florida State University, will join the University of Oregon as vice president for student life.

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