November 23, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces that the first week of UO winter term classes will be conducted remotely or online.
November 19, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces that Adrian Parr will become the new dean of UO's College of Design.
November 16, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shares a COVID-19 Faculty Resources Kit and some slides for faculty to use in class.
November 6, 2020 – She will become vice chancellor and dean for the Division of Academic and Student Affairs at North Carolina State University, and Kimberly Johnson will serve as interim vice provost for UESS.
November 4, 2020 – Provost Patrick Phillips and Executive Vice Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden announce that they have extended the deadline for the COVID-19 Impact Grants for faculty to November 22, 2020.
November 2, 2020 – Provost Patrick Phillips and Environment Initiative Director Adell Amos invite faculty, staff, and GEs to provide direction and input on the Provost's Environment Initiative.
October 27, 2020 — Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden shared a message with faculty and GEs regarding HyFlex instruction as a possible modality for teaching during winter term 2020.
October 27, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips and Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden provide UO faculty, GEs with resources regarding the upcoming election.
October 15, 2020 — President Michael H. Schill and Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced that the UO's Monitoring and Assessment Program (MAP) will begin expanding COVID-19 testing efforts within the university community.
October 13, 2020 — President Michael H. Schill and Provost Patrick Phillips announced that winter term 2021 classes will continue to be delivered much like they have for fall term, with a mix of remote, online, and some in-person courses.