President's Updates

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.

Welcome to the Class of 2024

09/25/2020 • President Michael H. Schill welcomes the University of Oregon Class of 2024 to the start of their academic journey at the UO.

Resumption of athletic competition

09/24/2020 • President Michael H. Schill sent a message to the university community regarding the Pac-12 universities' vote to resume some collegiate athletic programs — specifically football, men’s and women’s basketball, and other winter sports.

UO Today with Michael Schill

09/22/2020 • Michael Schill, President of the University of Oregon, discusses some of the challenges the university has faced this year during a UO Today interview.

Gratitude and pride for UO's resilience in the face of adversity

09/14/2020 • President Michael H. Schill sent the following message to the campus community.

Support and concern for those impacted by wildfires

09/10/2020 • Like many of you, I have been horrified watching the news coverage of the wildfires ravaging Lane County, parts of Oregon, and other locations up and down the West Coast.

Nicole Commissiong named chief civil rights officer and Title IX coordinator

09/01/2020 • September 1, 2020Dear University of Oregon community,It is my pleasure to announce that we have selected Nicole Commissiong, assistant dean for student affairs at the UO School of Law, as the next associate vice president, chief civil rights officer, and Title IX Coordinator.