Office of the President

Chuck and Gwen Lillis
July 12

Gift from Gwen and Chuck Lillis boosts volcanology faculty cluster

The $10 million contribution from Gwen and Chuck Lillis funds the hiring of two expert faculty and startup costs
President Schill with students on move-in day
July 1

‘Disarmingly charming,’ Schill wins praise after first year

The UO's new president brings a "breath of fresh air" to campus, a profile article says
President Schill with Tan Chorh Chuan, president of the National University of Singapore
June 29

Schill’s first international trip as UO president focuses on Asia

The president has attended gatherings for incoming students, parents, alumni and donors in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore
Members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority at a campus gathering this spring.
June 29

Black Greek-letter groups assess new campus chapters

The UO has invited six historically black Greek-Letter organizations to campus to hold informational sessions
A graduate student works with a child in the UO's HEDCO Clinic.
June 28

Leadership gift will expand HEDCO Clinic in College of Education

Quest Fund’s $6 million gift provides support to broaden the clinic's reach 
June 21

More than 100 faculty members receive tenure or promotion

Both tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty earn advancement each year
Allyn and Cheryl Ramberg Ford
June 17

Fords’ $7 million gift initiates renovation of Pacific Hall

The latest gift from donors Cheryl and Allyn Ford will renovate science labs and kick off a major update of the UO’s original 1952 science building
Artist rendering of new west grandstand at Hayward Field as seen from the south.
June 2

New Hayward Field, academic year review top trustees meeting

Board approves changing the name of the UO's track and field facilities after Bill Bowerman
Chuck Lillis, chair of the UO Board of Trustees, with President Michael Schill
June 1

President pledges to bust myths and raise up the UO

At his investiture, President Michael Schill says the UO has the tools to be a great research university
President Michael Schill
June 1

Investiture talk explores challenges facing public universities

Those challenges range from admissions to academic freedom to decreased state funding

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