Office of the President

August 6

President Gottfredson announces transition from the University of Oregon

Michael Gottfredson announced his resignation as President; Board of Trustees to meet Aug. 7
Professor Tim Gleason
August 6

Former Dean Tim Gleason appointed faculty athletics representative

The former journalism dean will take over for outgoing faculty athletics representative Jim O'Fallon, who will work alongside Gleason for the coming year
President Michael Gottfredson
August 1

President's Diversity Advisory Community Council to meet Aug. 7

Gottfredson appoints 21-member community council to provide input on furthering the goal of creating a diverse and supportive campus environment
July 31

Sexual Assault Review Panel gathers information, appoints chair, plans for public forum

The eight-member panel began its examination of the UO’s practices and procedures for preventing and responding to sexual misconduct and assault
President Barack Obama presents Johnpaul Jones with the National Humanities Medal (Photo from the National Endowment for the Humanities)
July 29

UO alumnus Johnpaul Jones awarded National Humanities Medal at White House ceremony

President Barack Obama awarded the National Humanities Medal to University of Oregon alumnus Johnpaul Jones
July 28

UO tops $100 million donation mark for seventh straight year

Many first-time donors contributed to a total of 49,904 gifts and pledges
UO President Michael Gottfredson
July 28

President Gottfredson signs three benefits, converts administrative rules to policies

In addition, Gottfredson converted all of the UO administrative rules to UO policies as part of the transition to the Board of Trustees
July 23

Sexual assault review panel to begin work this week

The review panel charged with examining the UO’s prevention and response to sexual misconduct and violence will be meeting on campus July 30 and 31
Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes
July 15

Robin Holmes authors guest editorial on the UO’s sexual assault response

Holmes details the ways the UO is responding to areas of concern raised by U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in a report on sexual violence on campus
Student Orientation Staff members lead students to their next session.
July 11

New Ducks flock to campus for orientation

IntroDUCKtion, the summer orientation program for incoming freshmen and transfer students, introduces students and their families to life at the UO