Announcements

Provost announces interim dean for College of Design

April 2, 2019 – Laura Vandenburgh, head of the School of Art + Design, will become interim dean of the College of Design in July.

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

April 1, 2019 – 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.

Dean Christoph Lindner of the College of Design will step down in August

March 13, 2019 – This message about the departure of Christoph Lindner, dean of the College of Design, was sent by Provost Banavar to faculty and staff in the college.

Book author pilot series approved for fall 2019 start

March 8, 2019 -  A pilot program to celebrate books published by faculty members will debut in the fall under a collaboration with the UO Libraries, College of Arts and Sciences, Office of the Provost and President Michael H. Schill.

Nominations open for Sustainability Teaching Award

The University of Oregon has earned a national reputation for integrating the topic of sustainability into academics, research, building design, and day-to-day operations. Sustainability has become a widely shared institutional value. It is time once again to recognize and celebrate our many achievements at the University of Oregon’s Sustainability Awards Program.TEP invites applications for the Excellence in Teaching Award.This award is open to career and tenure-related faculty.

UO Board of Trustees March Meeting Remarks

March 4, 2019 – Provost Jayanth Banavar delivered these remarks to the University of Oregon Board of Trustees meeting on March 4, 2019.

Winter term academic policies: course planning, grading, and exams

February 20, 2019

Dear Colleagues, 

This message is to remind you of a number of academic policies that may affect your course planning, grading, and exam schedules for winter 2019. This message covers the following topics: 

New surveys shift the focus of student course evaluations

February 18, 2019 – A two-year effort to revise and improve teaching evaluations is bearing fruit.

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.

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