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


Distinguished teaching awards
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

December 1, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced Jessie Minton, chief information officer and vice provost for information services, will be departing UO for a vice chancellor role at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

November 22, 2021 - Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden reminds faculty and GEs of academic policies as the fall term comes to an end.

November 9, 2021 - Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Ron Bramhall announces a new requirement that will take effect fall 2022 regarding course materials.

More Provost's Updates

Workshops & Events

There are no upcoming dates or deadlines at this time

Additional workshops & events


December 2, 2021: Teaching News

November 23, 2021: End of Term Message

November 12, 2021: Teaching News

November 9, 2021: Course Materials Adoptions

Additional announcements