Pillars of Faculty Success

Dave Corranda with students

Pillars of 

Faculty Success

The Office of the Provost is committed to supporting faculty success in a culture of inclusive excellence grounded by the pillars of teaching, leadership, mentorship, and scholarship and creative practice. Our goal is to have a transformative impact on faculty development across the stages of their careers and provide support for faculty development and excellence for all faculty. 

geovanna rodriguez


Provide a high-standard of teaching development, evaluation, and reward in order to create an inclusive, engaged, and research-informed culture that helps share the student experience at UO.

Engage in Your Teaching »  Meet the All Hands group, join a CAIT or reading group, and find other opportunities
Browse Resources »  Find Canvas and Panopto How-to-Guides, access activities and ideas in teaching toolkits, and learn more about teaching excellence at the University of Oregon
Resources for Graduate Students »  Learn more about the Graduate Teaching Initiative, GE Day of Teaching, and the Pedagogy Seminar

Teaching Support and Innovation

laura lee mcintyre


The university is developing faculty and administrators who feel empowered to address complex challenges and work collaboratively to cultivate more equitable environments across (and beyond) campus.

Dr. Dawn Chanland


The university supports faculty as they build their network of mentors, while simultaneously developing their own skills as a responsive, reciprocal and adaptive mentor, coach, sponsor, or advisor of students and junior faculty.

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jennifer phillips in lab

Scholarship and Creative Practice

The Office of the Provost supports faculty throughout their discovery and creative activity process with writing circles and the UO New Faculty Success program, as well as technical support for grant development and submission.