First published in Around the O on October 18th, 2018. President Michael Schill reflected on his first three years at the University of Oregon during a recent interview on UO Today, discussing topics such as the institutional hiring plan, groundbreaking on the Black Cultural Center, UO Portland and scholarships.
Schill said that over the last year one of the university’s key achievements was work on the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact. The progress included groundbreaking, the start of construction on the first two buildings and the arrival of new executive director Robert Guldberg.
The full interview is available on the UO Today channel. UO Today is a weekly half-hour interview program hosted by Paul Peppis, a UO English professor and director of the Oregon Humanities Center. Each episode features a conversation with UO faculty members and administrators, visiting scholars, authors or artists.
It is produced by the Oregon Humanities Center in collaboration with UO Libraries’ Center for Media and Educational Technology. An archive of past interviews is available on the Oregon Humanities Center’s website or on their YouTube channel.