Changes to Teaching Evaluation System

February 14, 2020 – Executive Vice Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden sent an update to all faculty on changes to the University of Oregon's teaching evaluation system.

University response to coronavirus outbreak

January 31, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips, Executive Director Deb Beck, and Dean and Vice Provost Dennis Galvan sent a message to the university community regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

Conflict of Interest/Conflict of Commitment policy changes

January 28, 2020 – Provost Phillips and VPRI Conover issue a notice to faculty that the university has updated its policy on conflicts of interest, conflicts of commitment, and outside activities. 

Academic Misconduct and Academic Extra Benefits involving faculty, student-athletes

January 10, 2020 – The University of Oregon’s Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Committee issues a reminder to faculty about avoiding academic misconduct and academic extra benefits violations from the NCAA.

UO Leadership Academy seeks applicants for 2020-21 class

November 21, 2019 – Thirty participants will be selected for the professional development program.

Fall 2019 academic policies: course planning, grading, and exams

November 20, 2019 – Executive Vice Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden sends a reminder to instructional faculty members about a number of academic policies that may affect course planning, grading, and exam schedules for fall 2019.

David Conover, vice president for research and innovation, to step down in July 2020

November 14, 2019 – This message about the departure of David Conover, vice president for research and innovation, was sent by President Schill and Provost Phillips to all faculty and staff at the university.

Accommodating students on active duty military service

November 11, 2019 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips issues a reminder to faculty about students on active military duty, accommodating their participation in mandatory drills and exercises, and the Military Duty Refund Policy.

Leadership changes in the office of the provost

October 31, 2019 – Janet Woodruff-Borden is selected as the next executive vice provost for academic affiars; and Kate Mondloch is appointed as interim dean and vice provost for the Graduate School.

College of Design and UO Libraries Leadership Searches Launched

October 16, 2019 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces two national searches for the key academic leadership positions at the University of Oregon.