Office of the President

May 28

UO president signs far-reaching academic freedom policy

Revised policy clarifies the reach of academic freedom and ensures it applies to all members of the university community
UO psychology professor Ulrich Mayer
May 28

Ulrich Mayr receives one of Germany's top academic prizes

The Humboldt Research Award recognizes the life work and future contributions of top scholars, who are invited to do research in Germany
May 21

Expanded benefits announced for unrepresented faculty, OAs

New benefits, to take effect July 1, address paid family leave, discounted tuition and sabbatical compensation
May 19

UO sets plan for sexual misconduct prevention review

Campus leaders announce details of external panel to examine practices
May 14

President addresses Senate on the topic of sexual violence

University faculty, staff and students attended Wednesday's meeting for a discussion of recent events and plans to move forward
May 9

President Gottfredson responds to controversy over sexual assault allegations

President announces an independent review of sexual violence prevention programs
May 7

President announces plan to convert all OARs into UO policies

The rules will be transferred exactly as written to prevent them from being locked into law, where they can’t be updated unless the legislature acts
May 6

President's message to campus regarding sexual violence report

President Gottfredson sent a message to all students, faculty, and staff regarding a report released May 5 by the Eugene Police Department
April 30

Senate discusses new athletic advisory committee, makes committee changes

The University Senate approved minor committee changes and discussed President Michael Gottfredson’s decision to appoint a new athletic advisory group
Michael Gottfredson, UO president
April 29

UO president says innovation deficit threatens economic security

President Gottfredson provides written remarks to the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee about contributions of research universities