The General Counsel is appointed by the President. The General Counsel is the chief legal officer of the University and represents and advises the University, including the Board of Trustees, officers, and employees, in all matters related to the affairs of the University. The General Counsel is authorized to accept legal process on behalf of the University.
President Gottfredson appointed Douglas Park to serve as Interim General Counsel beginning July 1, 2014. Mr. Park has worked in the General Counsel's office since 2007, most recently as Associate General Counsel. The following link to the President's announcement has additional information about Mr. Park's experience and resume: http://president.uoregon.edu/content/doug-park-named-interim-general-counsel.
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