Provost's Updates

Striving to become an anti-racist university

April 14, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shared a message with faculty, staff, and graduate employees recommitting to making the UO an anti-racist institution and a better place for all people.

AI proctoring tools discontinued after spring 2021

April 13, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips and Executive Vice Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden updated faculty on the discontinuation of AI proctoring tools after the close of spring term 2021.

Update on the search for the Vice Provost of Graduate Studies

April 13, 2021 - Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips provides an update on the search for the Vice Provost of Graduate Studies position.

Update on the Sport and Wellness Initiative

April 12, 2021 - Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces a website for the Sport and Wellness Initiative.

Update on the Environment Initiative

April 8, 2021 - Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips informs faculty and staff of the latest on the Environment Initiative, including a new campus engagement report and website.

Student Duo deadlines start April 7

March 31, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shared a message with faculty and GEs asking them to encourage students to sign up for Duo two-step login.

Standing up against hate and acts of violence

March 17, 2021 – President Schill and Provost Phillips shared a message with the university community condemning the recent murders and acts of violence and discrimination against people of Asian and Asian-American descent.

Changes to the Graduate School

March 16, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips informs faculty and staff that the UO Graduate School will be brought under the oversight of Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden.

Winter term academic policies: course planning, grading, and exams

February 22, 2021 – Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden issues a reminder to instructional faculty about a number of academic policies for winter 2021.

Dr. Alicia M. Salaz named Vice Provost and University Librarian

February 16, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces that Dr. Alicia M. Salaz will become UO’s new Vice Provost and University Librarian.