President's Updates

Convocation: Presidential Address

09/28/2014 • Interim President Scott Coltrane delivered the following remarks to the entering freshman during Convocation at Matthew Knight Arena:

Interim President to act upon recommendations from the University Senate Task Force

09/23/2014 • Interim President Coltrane sent the following email, outlining new and continued initiatives, in response to the initial recommendations from the Senate Task Force to Address Sexual Violence and Survivor Support:

Review panel invites campus to second listening session on responding to sexual assault

09/09/2014 • Mary Deits, Chair of the President’s Review Panel, the the following email inviting campus to a second listening session.

Initiatives and searches - next steps

09/03/2014 • Interim President Scott Coltrane and acting Provost Frances Bronet shared an update with the campus community about current strategic initiatives and position searches. Dear Colleagues,

Remarks at the first public input session of the President's Review Panel examining sexual misconduct

08/29/2014 • August 26 – Interim President Coltrane shared the following remarks during the first public input session of the President’s Review Panel, an eight-member panel he appointed to examine the UO’s practices and procedures for preventing and responding to sexual misconduct.

Message from Interim President Scott Coltrane greeting campus, announcing interim provost

08/08/2014 • Interim President Scott Coltrane sent out the following message to greet the campus community and welcome new Interim Senior Vice President and Provost Frances Bronet: Colleagues, The fact that I am greeting you as interim president is as surprising to me as it may be to you.

Transition message from Michael Gottfredson

08/06/2014 • Today it is with mixed emotions that I announce my decision to depart the UO as President and pursue other opportunities in academia. I accepted the job as President of this great institution with the clear objective of helping the University manage through a period of uncertainty and get to a place of stability. We have accomplished those objectives and I know that the UO is on the right course.

Tim Gleason appointed as Faculty Athletic Representative

08/06/2014 • President Gottfredson has made the following announcement regarding the search for a new Faculty Athletic Representative: Dear Colleagues, It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of former dean Tim Gleason to serve as the university’s Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR), an important position required by the NCAA.  The FAR is responsible for ensuring the academic integrity of the intercollegiate athletic program, promoting the well-being of student athletes, and supporting institutional oversight of athletics compliance and student eligibility.

Announcement of the President's Diversity Advisory Community Council

08/01/2014 •   President Michael Gottfredson has appointed a panel of community members to the President’s Diversity Community Council to assist him and members of the Executive Leadership Team to carry out the university’s mission in ways that enhance access, retention and opportunity for traditionally underrepresented and underserved groups. Dear friends and colleagues,

Remarks to the President’s Review Panel examining sexual misconduct prevention and response

08/01/2014 • President Gottfredson shared the following remarks on July 30 during the first gathering of members of the President’s Review Panel, an eight-member panel he appointed to examine the UO’s practices and procedures for preventing and responding to sexual misconduct.