Task Force forming to analyze the structure of CAS

Ocotber 17, 2018 - UO Provost and President call for the formation of a diverse group to examine the structure of the College of Arts and Sciences. Senior Divisional Dean Karen Ford will serve as chair of the task force that will be made up of faculty, staff and students.

Science Teaching Journal Club Resumes Popular Thursday Gathering

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

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

October 8, 2018 – 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.

Provost taps Bruce Blonigen as interim dean for the University of Oregon’s College of Arts and Sciences

September 24, 2018 – With W. Andrew Marcus stepping down as CAS dean in December, Bruce Blonigen will step in for a two-year period, and humanities divisional dean Karen Ford will become senior divisional dean of the college.

UO hires Carol Gering as Associate Vice Provost for Online and Distance Education

September 19, 2018 – She served for six years as the Executive Director of eLearning and Distance Education at the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and will start in the new position on Oct. 29, 2018.

Faculty Salary Increases for FY 2019

September 19, 2018 – Both represented and non-represented tenure-track faculty and career non-tenure-track faculty will see increases in salary in 2019. To receive an increase, faculty members must be appointed to their positions as of Dec. 31, 2018.

You're invited: Convocation is September 21!

September 6, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

As you likely know, Convocation—the first traditional event of each academic year—is coming up on Friday, September 21, from 11:00 a.m. – noon in the Matthew Knight Arena. I hope you and your department’s faculty and staff can join in on the festivities.

UO Board of Trustees Meeting Remarks

September 6, 2018 - Provost Jayanth Banavar’s remarks from the summer UO Board of Trustees meeting

2018 Summit for Academic Leaders Update

September 4, 2018

Dear Academic Leaders,

We are looking forward to hosting you at the Summit for Academic Leaders on September 13 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. in the EMU Redwood Auditorium room 214.

Please RSVP by Friday, September 7, so that we know to expect you and we have enough food for lunch.
Note: In MyTrack click “Select a timeslot”, and then “Book”.

Reminder to update links to OtP wesbite

August 29, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

We are writing to inform you that the new OtP website is now live at Please share this information with others in your unit(s) who may access this website.

As mentioned in the email dated August 22, you may find that this change requires you to update linked content in your website, forms, and templates.

If you have any questions or comments about this project, please contact

Thank you,