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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

September 24, 2018 – With W. Andrew Marcus stepping down as CAS dean in December, Bruce Blonigen will step in for a two-year period, and humanities divisional dean Karen Ford will become senior divisional dean of the college.

September 19, 2018 - She served for six years as the Executive Director of eLearning and Distance Education at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and will start in the new position on Oct. 29, 2018.

September 19, 2018 – Both represented and non-represented tenure-track faculty and career non-tenure-track faculty will see increases in salary in 2019. To receive an increase, faculty members must be appointed to their positions as of Dec. 31, 2018.

More Provost's Updates