Selected Remarks

03/08/2021 • President Michael Schill delivered the following remarks at the UO Board of Trustees full board meeting on March 8, 2021.
01/04/2021 • University of Oregon President Michael H. Schill reflects on the past year and provides insight into the coming weeks and months of winter term and 2021.
12/31/2019 • It’s been eight years since our two schools (UO and UW-Madison) last met on the field at the 2012 Rose Bowl and we’ve both been eagerly anticipating the rematch. While most people will see University of Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Oregon as fierce gridiron competitors, off the field our faculty collaborate on work with global implications.
10/25/2019 • President Michael H. Schill delivered the following remarks at the UO Board Summit lunch, a gathering of several hundred UO school, college, and unit volunteers and donors.
08/27/2019 • It is a privilege to have the opportunity to name a building on the University of Oregon campus. The honor of naming the UO’s new Black Cultural Center (BCC) becomes even more significant knowing that it will be a place dedicated to student success and transformation, cultural understanding and historical education, and a source of inspiration for many generations to come.
03/05/2019 • March 5, 2019 President Michael H. Schill delivered the following remarks at the UO Board of Trustees full board meeting in Eugene: Good morning. Yesterday Jamie gave us a sobering review of the university’s budget situation. While it presents challenges for all of us, it is something that we will manage our way through without harming all of the progress we have achieved over the past four years. That to me is very important.
01/11/2019 • President Michael H. Schill gave the following remarks at the City Club of Eugene meeting on January 22, 2019: Good afternoon. Thank you to the City Club for inviting me to talk about the University of Oregon and our important relationship with Eugene, the region, and state.
12/04/2018 • December 4, 2018 President Michael H. Schill delivered the following remarks at the UO Board of Trustees full board meeting in Eugene: Hello. You have heard or will soon hear about many of the key initiatives and priorities of the university during this board meeting including: enrollment, student success, faculty hiring, budgeting, and—coming up this afternoon—tuition setting, legislative session, and the Knight Campus. With so much of this already covered elsewhere, I will try to keep my remarks brief. Today I will talk about three things:
09/07/2018 • President Michael H. Schill delivered the following remarks at the UO Board of Trustees full board meeting in Portland: Thank you, Chair Lillis. Let me first thank ASUO President Maria Gallegos and Vice President Ivan Chen for being here to represent student government. Ensuring that we have open lines of communications with our students is a high priority for me and my entire administration. I am very much looking forward to working with Maria, Ivan, and the rest of ASUO on making sure that student voices are heard and well represented. I believe we have a good foundation for a fruitful and productive working relationship
06/08/2018 • June 8, 2018 President Michael Schill delivered his remarks during the University of Oregon Board of Trustees Meeting on June 8, 2018. Welcome to the board, Marcia. You have been a great supporter of the UO for years and you bring to us incredibly valuable experience and expertise with respect to executive leadership and K-12 education. I am closing my third year. It is amazing to think we have wrapped up another academic year. Three years have flown by.