Current Initiatives

The provost provides leadership on planning and initiatives related to the academic mission of the University of Oregon. Working collaboratively with executive leadership, vice provosts, deans, and others, the provost's initiatives support the university's role as a preeminent public research university and support the creation of knowledge and discovery.

The Office of the Provost and the University Senate are currently working together to critique and revise all aspects of teaching evaluation. 
The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether salary inequities exist for tenured and tenured-track faculty that are related to gender, race, or ethnicity, and if so, to help chart a path to eliminate inequitable compensation.
The UO Leadership Academy is a leadership development program for administrative and academic leaders at the UO including OAs and faculty.
The University of Oregon is embarking on an initiative to establish institutional metrics to better analyze our performance both in terms of operations and mission fulfillment.
Developed in the 2014-15 academic year, the UO's strategic framework focuses on four instutitional priorities, developed by more than 50 people from across campus.
The Presidential Initiative in Data Science will bring together existing faculty and recruit new faculty across the UO’s schools and colleges to create new research and educational programs.