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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

October 22, 2018 – She served with distinction as the museum’s leader for a decade. Administrators will conduct a wide-ranging search to replace her.

October 22, 2018 – UO Provost and Vice President of the Division of Equity and Inclusion respond to reports of the federal administration narrowing the definition of gender by reaffirming the university’s commitment to support students, faculty, and staff of all gender identities.

Ocotber 17, 2018 - UO Provost and President call for the formation of a diverse group to examine the structure of the College of Arts and Sciences. Senior Divisional Dean Karen Ford will serve as chair of the task force that will be made up of faculty, staff and students.

More Provost's Updates