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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 Jayanth R. Banavar, OtP is a dynamic office that leads and manages a variety of initiatives, processes, and services.

Current Initiatives

Provost's Updates

April 3, 2019 - Dear friends, As you saw in President Schill’s earlier message, I am stepping down from my position as provost at the University of Oregon, effective July 1.

April 2, 2019 – Laura Vandenburgh, head of the School of Art + Design, will become interim dean of the College of Design in July.

March 13, 2019 – This message about the departure of Christoph Lindner, dean of the College of Design, was sent by Provost Banavar to faculty and staff in the college.

More Provost's Updates