Academic Leadership for Oregon

Faculty & Academic Leader Resources


February 6, 2023 - The Office of the Provost provides information for awards and opportunities, Inclusive Excellence in Action, and a DIY Guide to Protecting Academic Freedom.

The academic affairs team is hosting a series of high-priority events that are part of our efforts to create a culture of inclusive teaching at the UO, enhance our efforts at hiring and retaining a diverse faculty, and work toward more equitable student success.

January 31, 2023 - Interim President Patrick Phillips and Acting Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden announce Katie McLaughlin to lead The Ballmer Institute for Children’s Behavioral Health.

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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 Assessment connects Decennial Program Review and Annual Program Assessment to promote continuous improvement of programs 
► 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.