President Schill announces historic Knight Campus gift

“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.

Welcome to Fall Term 2020

University of Oregon President Michael H. Schill welcomes the UO community to the start of fall term with a message about working together to protect ourselves, our fellow Ducks, and the community — to overcome the many challenges of this year and make this a great term.


President's Updates

President Michael H. Schill sent an Open Mike to campus expressing gratitude for the university's perseverance through the COVID-19 pandemic and optimism for what the future holds for the UO.

President Michael H. Schill gave welcome remarks at the 2020 virtual Veteran's Day Recognition Ceremony, honoring our veterans, reservists, their family members, and the families of active-duty members of the military.

President Michael H. Schill welcomed viewers to the 2020 Virtual First Generation Student Celebration featuring a number of faculty and staff who were the first in their family to attend college.


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. 



Screenshot of AroundtheO on a computer screen

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.