President’s Office

President’s speeches, letters, and articles

November 24, 2021 A message from Audrey on faculty positions

October 19, 2021 Announcing the formation of an Ad Hoc Committee on Strategic Planning

October 14, 2021 What is a Reedie, Anyway?

October 11, 2021 Update on Reed College’s endowment and Reed’s approach to sustainability

September 28, 2021 Mary James, Dean for Institutional Diversity and A.A. Knowlton Professor of Physics

August 30, 2021 A force for good in the world

August 8, 2021 Deepest Sympathy

July 15, 2021 Let’s Come Together

May 25, 2021 Introducing Reed’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Website

May 24, 2021 Welcome Reed’s New Vice President of Finance & Treasurer Lynn V. Valenter

May 21, 2021 Returning to Campus

May 19, 2021 Our Capacity for Shenanigans

April 20, 2021 The conviction of Derek Chauvin

April 13, 2021 Coming Together

April 7, 2021 Seeds of Hope

March 30, 2021 Community Gathering: an invitation

March 16, 2021 Positive news gives me confidence in Reeds’s fall 2021 operations

February 24, 2021 Deepest sympathy

February 12, 2021 Speaking out against racist attacks on Asians, Asian Americans, and Pacific Islanders

February 5, 2021 Introducing the Reed Climate Change Research and Education Fund

January 25, 2021 An Update from Reed College

January 19, 2021 In Anticipation of Inauguration Day

January 6, 2021 Violence in Washington, D.C.

December 18, 2020 Confirming Plans for Reed’s Spring Semester

December 15, 2020 Congratulations—you are in the homestretch!

December 15, 2020 Thank you

December 15, 2020 Thank you

November 20, 2020 Pause and express gratitude

November 10, 2020 Reed College joins racial equity alliance

November 7, 2020 2020 Election

November 3, 2020 Election Day

October 30, 2020 Combined Giving Campaign

October 28, 2020 Announcing Spring 2021 at Reed

October 5, 2020 Lorraine Arvin retirement announcement

October 1, 2020 Announcing additional administrative leave days for fall 2020

September 21, 2020 Update from Reed College

September 9, 2020 Regarding wildfires in the region

September 8, 2020 Announcing the formation of a staff committee on diversity

August 30, 2020 The start of this academic year at Reed

August 14, 2020 Updates to our Title IX processes

August 7, 2020 Update on fall plans

July 20, 2020 Update on fall plans

June 30, 2020 Returning to Reed—Fall 2020

June 29, 2020 Thank You to Vice President for Student Life Mike Brody

June 29, 2020 Thank You to Dean of the Faculty Nigel Nicholson

June 16, 2020 Juneteenth

June 8, 2020 Join me in welcoming the new vice president for student life, Karnell McConnell-Black

June 2, 2020 HEROES Act

May 29, 2020 Speaking up and out in the face of injustices

May 22, 2020 Reflections and planning for the fall semester

May 18, 2020 Congratulations to seniors and graduates

May 15, 2020 Working groups update

May 14, 2020 Reflections on Reed and resilience

May 1, 2020 Plans for Reed’s fall semester

April 28, 2020 Virtual thesis board

April 10, 2020 Staff appreciation

April 3, 2020 Support of Asian, Asian American, and Pacific Islander community members

March 27, 2020 Commencement (to faculty and staff)

March 27, 2020 Commencement (to parents and family members of seniors)

March 27, 2020 Commencement (to seniors)

March 20, 2020 Commencement

March 15, 2020 Significant changes in Reed's COVID-19 prevention and response plan

March 12, 2020 Reed’s initial COVID-19 prevention and response plan

March 5, 2020 Staying informed, practicing daily preventative care, and more

March 2, 2020 COVID-19 planning and response

February 12, 2020 Reflections on a productive week at Reed

January 27, 2020 A welcome back message from President Bilger

December 20, 2019 Announcing New Dean of the Faculty

December 16, 2019 Gratitude

November 25, 2019 Reed College Joins Amicus Brief to Defend Optional Practical Training

November 9, 2019 President Bilger’s Remarks at Parent & Family Weekend (transcript)

October 16, 2019 An Announcement Regarding Reed’s Vice President for Student Life

October 10, 2019 DACA Amicus letter

October 8, 2019 Inauguration thank you

September 18, 2019 Global Climate Strike

September 13, 2019 A few of my initial reflections

July 15, 2019 Greetings on my first day