University Statements

UO seal on Dad's Gate

University statements on free speech and demonstrations

May 23, 2024 - President Karl Scholz shared a message with faculty, staff, and students.
May 10, 2024 - President Karl Scholz shared a message with faculty, staff, and students.
May 9, 2024 - University Negotiations team responds to student demands.

May 7, 2024 - President Karl Scholz shared a message with faculty, staff, and students.

May 7, 2024 - This document provides information related to the University's engagement and ongoing negotiation with the student demonstration established on Memorial Quad on Monday, April 29th.

May 6, 2024 - A message to UO employees from Chief Human Resources Officer Mark Schmelz, encouraging the use of available resources and affirming the university's commitment to fostering equity, inclusion, and a welcoming, safe, and respectful community for all.
May 6, 2024 - Interim Vice President for Student Life message to students, which was also shared with the UO Parent and Families Association.
May 4, 2024 - Interim Provost Karen Ford sent a message to faculty and graduate employee instructors.
May 1, 2024 - President Scholz delivered the following remarks to the University Senate on May 1, 2024 addressing free speech, safety and current events.
April 29, 2024 - University statement to the UO community about the tent encampment at the University of Oregon's Memorial Quad.