Michael Gottfredson is the new President of the University of Oregon. He was appointed today by the Oregon Board of Higher Education. Ben Eckstein, the outgoing President of the University of Oregon's Association of Students, says Gottfredson is a great choice because he has tremendous leadership capabilities and bring a lot of concern for the university. Gottfredson comes to the U of O from the University of California, Irvine. He'll start August 1st.