COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

As the coronavirus situation continues to develop globally, the UO is actively monitoring updates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. The Office of the Provost and Academic Council are working to support faculty, staff, and students as the situation continues to evolve.


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Academic Leadership for Oregon

The Office of the Provost (OtP) is responsible for carrying out the academic mission of the University of Oregon. In doing so, the office works closely with faculty and staff to enhance academic excellence, student success, and the UO’s overall academic profile.

Led by Provost Patrick C. Phillips, OtP is a dynamic office that leads and manages a variety of initiatives, processes, and services.


The Office of the Provost is committed to supporting faculty success in a culture of inclusive excellence grounded by the pillars of teaching, leadership, research, and mentorship.

Provost's Updates

September 15, 2021 – President Michael Schill and Provost Patrick Phillips sent a message welcoming faculty and staff to the start of fall term, and detailing the UO’s comprehensive safety plan for returning to daily life on campus.

Sept. 10, 2021 - Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden reminds pre-tenure faculty of the approaching deadline to apply for a new pandemic relief program that offers a course release.

President Michael H. Schill, Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips, and Chief Resilience Officer and Associate Vice President André Le Duc shared a message with the university community announcing testing requirements for those who are partially vaccinated or choose an exemption.

More Provost's Updates

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