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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

June 10, 2019 – With Addriene Lim stepping down as dean of Libraries in July, Mark Watson will step in as interim dean until a new permanent head of Libraries is named.

May 28, 2019 – This message about the departure of Adriene Lim, dean of Libraries and Philip H. Knight Chair, was sent by Provost Banavar to faculty and staff in the UO Libraries.

May 21, 2019 – The provost releases the 2019 Institutional Hiring Plan (IHP) to authorize tenure-track faculty searches. The IHP represents a focus on the university’s most strategic and important goals around research and teaching.

More Provost's Updates