Announcements

Williams Fellowship - deadline extension

March 8, 2017
 
The deadline for nominations for a Williams Fellowship has been extended to March 17, 2017. 

The Williams Council seeks candidates who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to undergraduate education. There will be up to two awards. Each recipient will receive a $5,000 award, and the recipient's department will receive another $5,000, supervised by the recipient, to affect tangibly the teaching and learning experience of undergraduates in the department. 

Spring Term Workshops

April 26, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Registration is continuing for spring term workshops from the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs. The workshops, offered by the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, are intended for tenure-related faculty, nontenure-track faculty, unit heads and staff. The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration, and human resources helped develop a number of workshops specific to unit heads.

Spring term workshops are:

Spring Term Workshops

April 6, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Registration is open for spring term workshops that assist faculty members with career advancement and achievement. The workshops, offered by the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, are intended for tenure-related faculty, nontenure-track faculty, unit heads and staff. The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration, and human resources helped develop a number of workshops specific to unit heads.

Spring term workshops are:

Professional Development Policy Development

January 12, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

We are writing to inform you of the last and final policy that the UO/UA collective bargaining agreement requires: professional development.

Winter Term Workshops

January 11, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

As you may have seen in last week’s Around the O, registration is now open for the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs’ winter workshops and trainings.

Fall Academic Policy Reminders

This message is to remind you of a number of academic policies that may affect your course planning, grading, and exam schedules.

Promotion and/or tenure process for TTF and NTTF

To support preparation of digital dossiers, fillable PDF portfolios for TTF and NTTF dossiers are available for the 2017 promotion cycle. We have also created a PDF portfolio for the supplementary file; this file may be used for both TTF and NTTF cases. The digital files are available on the Academic Affairs website, along with details on the preparation of TTF and NTTF dossiers, general timelines, and a guidance document on how to construct the file using Adobe Acrobat Pro.

Fall Workshops

Last week we emailed you about an important new workshop series for unit heads. We hope you will take advantage of these workshops, and provide us with feedback as we work to develop meaningful training opportunities. In addition to workshops for unit heads, the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs will be offering the following opportunities for faculty.

Tentative Agreement

October 7, 2015 - On August 14, 2015 the University of Oregon and United Academics of the University of Oregon, AFT/AAUP, AFL-CIO reached a tentative agreement for the 2015-2018 collective bargaining agreement between the parties. This draft version reflects the tentative agreement and the various changes made through the course of bargaining. The document will not be final and in effect until United Academics membership has ratified the agreement and it has been signed by both parties.

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