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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

As the coronavirus situation continues to develop globally, the UO is actively monitoring updates from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization. The Office of the Provost and Academic Council are working to support faculty, staff, and students as the situation continues to evolve.

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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

April 2, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips calls faculty members creative, resourceful, and courageous as they work to adjust to remote instruction during the spring term.

March 27, 2020 –  In response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation, Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden announces changes in grading options for students taking undergraduate courses in the spring 2020 term.

March 26, 2020 – Associate Vice Provost for UO Online Carol Gering and Chief Information Officer Jessie Minton sent a notice to instructional faculty and GEs announcing the integration of Zoom and Canvas, allowing for a more seamless teaching and learning experience with the two applications.

More Provost's Updates