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.


The Office of the Provost is committed to supporting faculty success in a culture of inclusive excellence grounded by the pillars of teaching, leadership, research, and mentorship.

Provost's Updates

June 14, 2021 - Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips congratulates this year's six Distinguished Teaching Award winners.

June 10, 2021 - President Michael H. Schill and Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announce a new relief program for some tenure-track faculty whose research productivity was negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 10, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips sent a message to faculty, staff, and GEs announcing Kimberly Johnson's permanent appointment as vice provost of Undergraduate Education and Student Success.

More Provost's Updates