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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.

Current Initiatives

Provost's Updates

January 31, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips, Executive Director Deb Beck, and Dean and Vice Provost Dennis Galvan sent a message to the university community regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

January 28, 2020 – Provost Phillips and VPRI Conover issue a notice to faculty that the university has updated its policy on conflicts of interest, conflicts of commitment, and outside activities. 

January 10, 2020 – The University of Oregon’s Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Committee issues a reminder to faculty about avoiding academic misconduct and academic extra benefits violations from the NCAA.

More Provost's Updates