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.

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.

► University COVID-19 Updates
► Resources for Faculty
► Academic Council Instructor Expectations
► Travel Information
► COVID Containment Plan for Classes
► How to start HyFlex instruction in your classroom


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Academic Initiatives

Defining a public university of the future by focusing and strengthening our research, teaching and public service excellence across core areas.

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Faculty Success

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.

Supporting Faculty Success
Provost Fellowships

Provost's Updates

January 6, 2022 - Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shares an update regarding winter term instruction and operations with the university community.

December 28, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shared the following message with the university community regarding winter term instruction and the COVID-19 booster shot requirement.

December 15, 2021 - Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips and Adell Amos, executive director of the Environment Initiative, share an update on the work of the Environment Initiative and upcoming events.

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Workshops & Events

There are no upcoming dates or deadlines at this time

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