Academic Leadership for Oregon

Faculty & Academic Leader Resources


September 26, 2022 - The Office of the Provost provides information, news, and opportunities to support faculty, such as the Academic Freedom Conference, mentorship programs, and the Fall Course Planning Resources.

September 19, 2020 - Acting Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden welcomes faculty to campus with updates, classroom experiences, invites, and resources.

September 6, 2022 - Acting Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden announces her new position and a welcome to the university.

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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 Acting Provost and Executive Vice President Janet Woodruff-Borden, OtP is a dynamic office that leads and manages a variety of initiatives, processes, and services.

Meet the Acting Provost

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Faculty & Academic Unit Success

The Office of the Provost supports and partners with faculty and academic leaders as they teach, create, research, and engage with the university community. We work to establish clear, consistent processes and to uphold high academic standards. We value shared governance, professional development at all career stages, and mentorship, with a view toward strengthening UO’s inclusive, equitable community.

Faculty Success
► Faculty Development discover programs for each stage of your career
► Teaching find services, resources, and ways to engage
► Scholarship get support and training for your scholarly endeavors 
► Mentorship learn about culturally responsive, network-based mentorship
► Leadership engage in UO’s culture of leadership
► Reviews & Promotion understand the UO’s evaluation processes, procedures, and policies
► New Faculty build community and thrive in the academy
► Inclusion steps UO is taking to improve diversity, inclusion, and equity
Academic Unit Success
► Program Review maintain excellence for effective long-range planning
► Assessment track annual progress toward teaching and learning improvements
► Governance & Policy learn and understand department and unit policies
► Curriculum get help with program and course approvals
► Unit Head Development stay up to date regarding new and continuing heads trainings 
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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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Driving Student &
Faculty Success with Data

The Academic Data Analytics (ADA) team is putting honest data into the hands of higher education  leaders. Simultaneously, making this data and our methods easily accessible through guides, templates, and dashboards.

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 Spring 2022 Instructor Expectations
► Travel Information
► COVID Containment Plan for Classes
► How to start HyFlex instruction in your classroom