Announcements

Spring term 2019 academic policies: course planning, grading, and exams

May 21, 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 spring 2019. This message covers the following topics:

Update on GTFF Bargaining

April 22, 2019 – This message was sent to all UO faculty members by the provost to update them on GTFF bargaining.

Apply now for the UO Summer Teaching Institute

The Office of the Provost, Teaching Engagement Program, and the UO Libraries invite you to participate in the second-ever UO Summer Teaching Institute, a banner event that will convene faculty for an intensive, four-day focus on teaching June 18-21, 2019.

Provost to host town hall meeting on UO budget issues

April 15, 2019 – Jayanth Banavar will meet with the campus community on April 22 to discuss the university's fiscal outlook.

Spring 2019 Journal Club Meetings

The Science Teaching Journal Club invites you to participate in our ninth year of weekly gatherings. Our meetings feature lively, structured discussions of books, articles from the science teaching research literature, and periodic small-scale teaching experiments. We encourage participants from all ranks and disciplines to join the whole series or stop by for a specific conversation. This group provides a wonderful space to learn about, discuss and develop new ideas about teaching.

Message from Provost Banavar

April 3, 2019 - Dear friends, As you saw in President Schill’s earlier message, I am stepping down from my position as provost at the University of Oregon, effective July 1.

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.

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