President's Updates

Open Mike: Thankful and optimistic about our future

11/23/2020 • 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.

2020 Virtual Veteran's Day Recognition Ceremony

11/11/2020 • 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.

2020 First-Generation Student Celebration

11/09/2020 • 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.

Reforms to UO Police Department

11/09/2020 • President Michael H. Schill sent a message to the university community announcing a number of reforms to the UO Police Department including reducing the number of armed officers and increasing the number of unarmed community service officers.

As we await final election results

11/04/2020 • President Michael H. Schill sent a message to the campus community encouraging patience as the nation awaits the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Voting, resources, and events for the 2020 election

10/27/2020 • President Michael H. Schill sent the following message with the university community encouraging everyone to vote and sharing information, resources, and events related to the 2020 presidential election.

Committed to equity and inclusion work despite federal executive order

10/16/2020 • President Michael H. Schill sent the following message to the university community reaffirming UO's commitment to equity and inclusion work despite a recent federal executive order.

UO’s COVID-19 testing to enter next phase

10/15/2020 • President Michael H. Schill and Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced that the UO's Monitoring and Assessment Program (MAP) will begin expanding COVID-19 testing efforts within the university community.

Winter term instruction to remain a mix of remote, online, and in person

10/13/2020 • President Michael H. Schill and Provost Patrick Phillips announced that winter term 2021 classes will continue to be delivered much like they have for fall term, with a mix of remote, online, and some in-person courses.

Welcome to Fall Term

09/29/2020 • President Michael H. Schill welcomes the University of Oregon 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.