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

February 22, 2021 – Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden issues a reminder to instructional faculty about a number of academic policies for winter 2021.

February 16, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces that Dr. Alicia M. Salaz will become UO’s new Vice Provost and University Librarian.

February 15, 2021 – Executive Vice Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden reminds faculty about the national survey related to students' mental and emotional health.

More Provost's Updates