First Week for New UO President

EUGENE, Ore. — Michael Gottfredson moved into his office at Johnson Hall on August first and he’s already busy at work getting to know his new school. Gottfredson spent his first days here meeting with students and parents at orientation, attending board meetings and joining in at campus-sponsored events. He says he plans to eventually … Continue reading »

UO President Finalist Arrives

EUGENE, Ore. — The man who could become the next University of Oregon president stepped onto campus Tuesday. Michael Gottfredson is currently part of the University of California, Irvine administration. Walking down Agate Street, visiting campus staples like the Jaqua Academic and Ford Alumni centers, a contingent of campus leaders gave Gottfredson the grand tour … Continue reading »

UO President Finalist Chosen

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s now a finalist candidate for the position of University of Oregon president. His name is Michael Gottfredson, and he is currently the executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of California, Irvine. He’s held that position for 12 years–leading 28,000 students. If chosen, he’ll be filling some big shoes–the well-liked … Continue reading »

Finalist Named for UO President

EUGENE, Ore. — The chancellor of the Oregon University System has named a finalist for the position of president of the University of Oregon. Chancellor George Pernsteiner announced Dr. Michael Gottfredson is a finalist and will visit the UO campus Tuesday and Wednesday. Dr. Gottfredson is currently the executive vice chancellor and provost at the … Continue reading »