President's Updates

Testimony before the Joint Ways and Means Committee, Education Subcommittee

03/27/2013 • Michael R. Gottfredson, President, University of Oregon House Bill 5031 – Oregon University System March 20, 2013 Co-chair Komp, Co-chair Monroe, and Committee Members, I am Michael Gottfredson, President of the University of Oregon. It is my pleasure to be with you today on behalf of Oregon State University (OSU), Portland State University (PSU), and the University of Oregon (UO) to discuss the mission and impact of Oregon’s large universities.

Letter to U.S. Senators Wyden and Merkley on National Science Foundation political science funding

03/22/2013 • March 15, 2013 Senator Ron Wvden Senator Jeff Merkley US Senate Washington. DC 20515 Dear Senators Wyden and Merkley:

PHOTO PAGE: UO President Michael Gottfredson joins crowd at policing forum

02/27/2013 • The second of three open campus forums to discuss the issue of arming University of Oregon police officers drew 30 people on Tuesday, Feb. 26. The final forum will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Knight Library Browsing Room.

Text of President Michael Gottfredson's UO Senate remarks, Feb. 13, 2013

02/13/2013 • Thank you, President Kyr, members and guests of the Senate.  I appreciate the provost filling in for me last month when I had to be in Salem.

Testimony of UO President Michael Gottfredson in support of tuition equity legislation

02/13/2013 • H.B. 2787—Tuition Equity TESTIMONY BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT Michael R. Gottfredson, President, University of Oregon February 13, 2013 Chair Dembrow, Vice Chair Huffman, and Committee Members, Thank you for the opportunity to discuss tuition equity for Oregonians and to provide comments in support of House Bill 2787. 

Message from UO President Michael Gottfredson: equity and inclusion

01/15/2013 • Dear Colleagues: Our commitments to a campus that embraces diversity with a culture of inclusivity and equity are fundamental to our mission. As such, it is imperative that we continuously examine our progress and work to improve our achievements.

UO leaders greet prospective students, parents at Fiesta Bowl

01/02/2013 • A full story on the Fiesta Bowl event for prospective UO students is here.  

President's message to faculty and staff on the New Year

12/21/2012 • Dear Colleagues: I am writing to convey my very best wishes and sincere thanks to all of you as we wrap up an eventful 2012 and shift our momentum into the next calendar year. The past 12 months have been marked by noteworthy achievement and change. As we reflect on the past year, I believe that we have many reasons to have enormous pride in our accomplishments and look forward with enthusiasm to next year at the UO.

President's December remarks to University Senate

12/10/2012 • Faculty Senate, Dec. 5, 2012 Thank you, President Kyr, senate members and all who were able to be here today as finals week winds down and our campus empties for winter break. This is an appropriate time for us to spend a couple minutes reflecting on where we are as an institution and where we may be going from here. Ad Hoc Committee Regarding Review of Senior Academic Administrators