President to discuss access, opportunity at all-campus event

President Michael Schill is inviting the campus and community to his first all-campus address at 11 a.m. Nov. 10 in the EMU ballroom.

The president said he will outline progress and plans to improve access, retention and graduation rates. The address will also be streamed live on the UO Channel. Here is the full text of his message:

Dear Campus Community,

As I enter my fifth month as president of this great university, I feel a sense of excitement and urgency; excitement for your enthusiasm to move this university forward and urgency to act and realize our aspirations. I am eager to share my vision and plans for one of my primary goals for achieving excellence at the University of Oregon—enhancing student access and success.

I would like to invite you to join me for my first all-campus presidential address. I will outline specific plans for improving access, retention, and graduation for our students. I also hope to enlist your help in achieving our goals. Here are the event details:

            The UO’s Commitment to Access and Opportunity
            Tuesday, November 10 at 11:00 a.m.
            EMU Ballroom, University of Oregon

I look forward to sharing more about our progress and our exciting plans related to student access and support. If you need further enticement to attend, we will be serving my favorite cookies.

I am extremely proud to be your president, and I feel a deep sense of responsibility to live up to all of our aspirations for our university and for the students we serve.


Michael H. Schill
President and Professor of Law

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