Announcements

Provost names Doneka Scott as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Student Success

January 30, 2019 – The former Division of Undergraduate Studies is renamed in order to fit in with presidential initiative around student success.

GTFF Bargaining Update

January 28, 2019 – This message was sent to all UO faculty members by the provost to update them on GTFF bargaining.

Faculty Salary Increase Reminder

January 16, 2019 – This message was sent to all tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty members regarding salary increases for fiscal year 2019.

Williams Council seeks 2019-20 fellows, instructional proposals

January 4, 2019 – Williams Fellow nominations and Williams Instructional Proposal submissions are open until February 1

Nominations open for 2018-19 Distinguished Teaching Awards

January 2, 2019 – The annual awards honor UO faculty members for excellence and innovation in teaching

Science Teaching Journal Club Meetings Winter 2019

The Science Teaching Journal Club invites you to participate in our ninth year of weekly practical gatherings. The Journal Club is a cooperative effort of the Teaching Engagement Program and the Science Literacy Program. Meetings feature lively, structured discussions of books, articles from the science teaching research literature, and periodic small-scale teaching experiments. We welcome participants from all ranks and disciplines to join the whole series or stop by for a specific conversation.

Faculty Insights Project

December 7, 2018

Dear Deans, Department Heads, and Academic Leaders,

I’m writing to let you know of an exciting project the Office of the Provost is working on that will help streamline faculty review processes and ease the burden of faculty members around information gathering when they come up for review in their units, beginning in 2020.

UO Board of Trustees December Meeting Remarks

December 4, 2018 – Provost Jayanth Banavar delivered these remarks to the University of Oregon Board of Trustees meeting on December 3, 2018.

Provost hires Tim Inman, top aide to Oregon House Speaker, as new chief of staff

December 3, 2018 – The sixth-generation Oregonian has experience building and maintaining strong relationships, and will start in the job in August 2019. Until then, Angela Wilhelms remains as interim chief.

Faculty fellows to develop UO’s first core education runways

November 30, 2018 – The runway seminars will connect core education courses around a "big question" to help first-year students successfully transition into the university

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