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

UO Leadership Academy seeks applicants for 2019-20 class

November 30, 2018 – 30 participants will be selected for the program

Apply Now for Core Education Faculty Learning and Leadership Group

What Is Your Big Question?

TEP, the Office of the Provost, and the Division of Undergraduate Studies seek up to 12 faculty fellows to develop—with an eye toward offering in AY19-20—UO’s first core education “runways.” Fellows will receive a $1K stipened.   

Runways (a tentative name) are meant to enhance the intellectual coherence and sense of community of students’ first year at the university by focusing on a big question that runs through several core education and writing courses. 

Leadership announces College of Arts and Sciences task force members

November 20, 2018 – The group – made up of faculty, staff and students – will examine the structure of the college to help determine the most effective way to meet the university’s liberal arts mission.