Academic Leadership for Oregon


March 22, 2023 - Interim Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden provides a statement and information about why and how the University of Oregon is committed to inclusive excellence.

March 30, 2023 - The Office of the Provost thanks its faculty and leadership for a successful Winter '23 term, provides Spring Term Resources and information about online exam proctoring.

March 13, 2023 - The office of the provost provides academic leaders with information such as resources for the Student Experience Surveys, a reminder about the Williams Fund grant, and an invitation to consider or promote applying to the the Provost Fellows program.

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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 Interim Provost and Executive Vice President Janet Woodruff-Borden, OtP is a dynamic office that leads and manages a variety of initiatives, processes, and services.

Meet the Interim Provost

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Faculty & Academic Unit Success

The Office of the Provost supports and partners with faculty and academic leaders as they teach, create, research, and engage with the university community. We work to establish clear, consistent processes and to uphold high academic standards. We value shared governance, professional development at all career stages, and mentorship, with a view toward strengthening UO’s inclusive, equitable community.

Faculty Success
► Faculty Development discover programs for each stage of your career
► Teaching find services, resources, and ways to engage
► Scholarship get support and training for your scholarly endeavors 
► Mentorship learn about culturally responsive, network-based mentorship
► Leadership engage in UO’s culture of leadership
► Reviews & Promotion understand the UO’s evaluation processes, procedures, and policies
► New Faculty build community and thrive in the academy
► Inclusion steps UO is taking to improve diversity, inclusion, and equity
Academic Unit Success
Program Assessment connects Decennial Program Review and Annual Program Assessment to promote continuous improvement of programs 
► Governance & Policy learn and understand department and unit policies
► Curriculum get help with program and course approvals
► Unit Head Development stay up to date regarding new and continuing heads trainings 
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Academic Initiatives

Defining a public university of the future by focusing and strengthening our research, teaching and public service excellence across core areas.

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Driving Student &
Faculty Success with Data

The Academic Data Analytics (ADA) team is putting honest data into the hands of higher education  leaders. Simultaneously, making this data and our methods easily accessible through guides, templates, and dashboards.