Presidential Search

Incoming President Michael Schill (Photo by Charlie Litchfield, UO Public Affairs Communications)
April 14

Michael Schill of the University of Chicago to be new UO president

The UO's 18th president will be introduced to the campus community at a special event today in Willamette Hall. 
Stained glass version of the university seal
Connie Ballmer
March 6

Board of Trustees hears update on presidential search progress

Trustees could be called back as early as April to begin interviews and make a selection if a strong enough pool of candidates is identified.
February 12

Senate approves policy on policies, gets search update

The new policy guidance came out of a collaboration with the Senate, administration and Board of Trustees.
February 12

Ballmer, search firm discuss presidential search at forum

Representatives from Parker Executive Search joined Connie Ballmer to provide an update on the UO’s presidential search.
Relief carving of intertwined UO
February 6

Public sessions planned to discuss presidential search

Open sessions will be held on Feb. 11 at 9 a.m. in the Knight Law Center and at the 3 p.m. University Senate meeting.
January 15

Presidential position profile updated to reflect new governance

The Presidential Search Committee has completed an update of the position description for potential candidates.
November 14

OA Council updated about GTFF negotiations, presidential search

The UO is preparing for a possible strike and will be communicating about how other employees can help; additional presidential search forum scheduled
November 6

Search firm selected for presidential search

The search committee has selected a national firm with extensive experience working with universities, including UO
October 27

Locations announced for the public forums on presidential search

Events will be held in Eugene and Portland in November to provide multiple opportunities for on-campus and off-campus groups

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