Provost's Updates

Juan-Carlos Molleda named dean of the School of Journalism and Communication

April 28, 2016 - The University of Oregon is pleased to introduce Juan-Carlos Molleda as the new Edwin L. Artzt Dean of the School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC). He is coming to the UO from the University of Florida, where he is a professor and chair of the Department of Public Relations. Molleda will start in Eugene on July 1.

David O. Conover appointed Vice President for Research and Innovation

April 26, 2016 - I am pleased to share that David Conover has accepted our offer to join the University of Oregon as vice president for research and innovation. Conover comes to the UO from Stony Brook University, where he served as vice president for research, and his background as a scholar and strong record of successfully attracting and managing funded research made him the clear choice for Oregon.

Funded Proposals from Budget Advisory Group

March 2, 2016 - I am pleased to share with you today the funded initiatives from our FY17 Strategic Initiative Proposals submissions.

Information Services Leadership Transition

February 16, 2016 - Yesterday Melissa Woo, vice provost for information services and chief information officer, announced that she would be leaving the University of Oregon to pursue other professional opportunities.

Law school dean to step down, return to faculty

January 29, 2016 - It is my duty today to announce that Michael Moffitt, dean, Philip H. Knight chair and professor of law, has chosen to step down as dean effective July 1, 2017. Michael will return to his faculty role, which he has held since joining the University of Oregon School of Law in 2001.