Office of the President

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
July 10

Former New York Times multimedia editor named Chair of Journalism Innovation and Civic Engagement

Emmy-award winning journalist Andrew DeVigal will also be the first professor of practice in the School of Journalism and Communication
UO President Michael Gottfredson
June 23

President Gottfredson reflects on successes of past year

Creation of Board of Trustees, faculty hiring initiative and student achievement are among the achievements mentioned in president's annual look back
June 20

New campus group to weigh in on athletic issues

President Gottfredson has appointed an 11-member panel of faculty, staff and students to an athletics advisory group
Student group
June 18

Student Affairs to become Division of Student Life July 1

The division believes that “Student Life” better describes – and more easily explains – the work that the division does every day