The University of Oregon recognizes and highlights the work of its faculty members through awards and honors for the excellence and distinction of their work. Annual awards are presented across the array of faculty endeavors that are essential to the mission. The Office of the Provost administers the Distinguished Teaching Awards, the Williams Fund, and the Fund for Faculty Excellence. Other university honors are presented below for reference.

As the UO's highest teaching honor, the distinguished teaching awards are bestowed on a select group of faculty members each year for their excellence in teaching and pedagogy.
The Fund for Faculty Excellence awards program rewards and encourages top faculty members with a record of excellence in research, scholarship, creative accomplishment, and education.
Designed to foster inovation, the Williams Fund provides financial support for initiatives that enhance the quality of the educational experience for undergraduate students at the UO.