President's Updates

Congratulations graduates, reflections on the year

06/15/2015 • As finals come to a close and we prepare for the 2015 Commencement, I would like to congratulate the more than 5,100 University of Oregon students who have earned their degrees.

General Counsel search update

05/26/2015 • I wanted to provide an update on the General Counsel search and some background on a new direction for this position as we evaluate the role of the general counsel as an advisor to the president and senior leadership at the university.

Clusters of Excellence faculty hiring update

05/26/2015 • As we begin the final weeks of the academic year, I have exciting news to announce about our plans to attract outstanding faculty from across the country to the UO. 

Preparing to welcome a new president

05/14/2015 • This is the first time I’ve addressed the full senate since the Board of Trustees announced their selection of Professor Mike Schill as the new president of the University of Oregon. 

Presidential responses to Senate actions

05/13/2015 • Interim President Scott Coltrane issued the following responses to University Senate actions in April and May 2015

Message about university elections

05/13/2015 • Interim President Coltrane and Senate President Kyr sent the following email to faculty and staff regarding a need to reset this year's university elections.

Call for nominations to new Sexual Assault Advisory Council

04/22/2015 • As part of the comprehensive initiatives to address sexual assault, the university is seeking nominations for a new Sexual Assault Advisory Council. This group will play a key role in advancing the university’s comprehensive plan to improve its practices in preventing and responding to sexual assault and ensuring the campus is respectful and safe for all students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Senate remarks: Supporting shared governance

04/08/2015 • Interim President Scott Coltrane addressed the University Senate with the following remarks on shared governance.

It's on us to end sexual assault

04/03/2015 • Interim President Scott Coltrane says, "The start of spring is an ideal time to reassert some of our core values; and the start of Sexual Assault Awareness Month is the ideal time to tell you how the campus is working hard to rebuild our culture and move forward together to create a safe, responsible, and respectful campus."

Remembering Emeritus President Dave Frohnmayer

03/10/2015 • Interim President Scott Coltrane sent an email to the campus community about the death of Emeritus President Dave Frohnmayer.