Academic Organization and Faculty Peer Review

October 19, 2015

On September 13, 2015 Provost Scott Coltrane provided the Academic and Student Affairs Committee of the UO Board of Trustees with a report on Academic Organization and Faculty Peer Review [PDF]. The report is intended to highlight the importance of faculty peer review at research universities and to promote discussions about how the University of Oregon can fulfill its mission of achieving academic excellence.

The report provides an overview of the following topics:

  • The importance of peer review in the academy
  • Tenure-track faculty and peer review
  • Graduate education programs and peer review
  • How peer review shapes organizational structures
  • The importance of non-tenure-track faculty
  • Academic organization at the University of Oregon
  • UO’s academic administrative structure

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Academic Organization and Faculty Peer Review [PDF]