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Joshua Gordon appointed as School Athletics Consultant

September 8, 2021

Pricey Colleagues,

It is my enjoyment to announce the appointment of Joshua Gordon, Woodard Family Foundation Fellow and senior instructor of sports activities business and law, as the UO’s following faculty athletics consultant (Far). In this position, Joshua will perform with the president and the college to be certain the educational integrity of the intercollegiate plan, market the properly-remaining of college student-athletes, and help institutional manage of athletics by means of oversight of compliance and scholar eligibility.

Joshua joined the UO Faculty of Law in 2010 with two many years of working experience in conflict resolution, enterprise, and legal technique with a concentration on sport and governance. He transitioned to the Lundquist Higher education of Enterprise in 2013 where he has been integral in the enhancement and implementation of immersive student ordeals and revolutionary teaching to undergraduate, MBA, and executive MBA college students. He has also produced and led sports business enterprise review overseas plans in the Netherlands, Germany, and United Kingdom. He has served in several administrative roles, like college advisor for the Oregon Consulting Group, director of minors and undergraduate sports enterprise, and school advisor and plan supervisor for the Warsaw Sporting activities Internet marketing Heart, to name a few.  

In 2013, he launched the Athletics Conflict Institute (SCI), to ensure large-effectiveness targets in sports activities can be persistently achieved with integrity. At SCI, he has worked with a lot of NCAA member institutions to deliver impartial assessment of their applications and to create a blueprint for fostering a society that is attuned to equally competitive aims and university student-athlete educational encounter and effectively-becoming. Joshua is also an worldwide arbitrator for the Court docket of Arbitration for Sport, chair of the Usa Monitor and Subject SafeSport Appeals Committee, and serves on the editorial board of LawInSport.

A previous pupil-athlete, Joshua gained his bachelor’s in psychology and sociology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Brandeis College prior to obtaining a master’s in dispute resolution from the University of Massachusetts Boston and his JD from Suffolk College.

Joshua will start his appointment on September 15, 2021. As announced in May, the present-day Considerably, Tim Gleason, strategies to retire at the stop of this calendar calendar year. Tim will keep on in his job until finally December 31 as co-Far to make certain a sleek transition.

I yet again would like to thank Tim for his determination and management during his time as the Far, and for his willingness to add his skills as he transitions into retirement.

I would also like to thank the research committee, chaired by Hans Dreyer, associate professor of human physiology, for their time and provider in the course of the look for approach.

I am incredibly delighted that Joshua has agreed to consider on this new purpose. The professional and particular experience he provides will contribute noticeably to advancing our dedication to supporting the tutorial good results and well-staying of our scholar-athletes. You should sign up for me in congratulating Joshua and welcoming him to his new function as college athletics consultant.


Michael H. Schill
President and Professor of Legislation