Provost's Updates

David Conover, vice president for research and innovation, to step down in July 2020

November 14, 2019 – This message about the departure of David Conover, vice president for research and innovation, was sent by President Schill and Provost Phillips to all faculty and staff at the university.

Accommodating students on active duty military service

November 11, 2019 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips issues a reminder to faculty about students on active military duty, accommodating their participation in mandatory drills and exercises, and the Military Duty Refund Policy.

Leadership changes in the office of the provost

October 31, 2019 – Janet Woodruff-Borden is selected as the next executive vice provost for academic affiars; and Kate Mondloch is appointed as interim dean and vice provost for the Graduate School.

College of Design and UO Libraries Leadership Searches Launched

October 16, 2019 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces two national searches for the key academic leadership positions at the University of Oregon.

Bruce Blonigen to serve as dean of CAS through 2020-21

October 10, 2019 – Provost Patrick Phillips announces that Bruce Blonigen will serve as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) through 2020-21 and Karen Ford will take on the new role of CAS dean for faculty.

John Weber starts as executive director of JSMA

October 7, 2019 – The former founding director of the Institute of Arts and Sciences at UC-Santa Cruz takes over as leader of UO’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art.

Academic Misconduct and Academic Extra Benefits involving faculty, student-athletes

October 3, 2019 – The University of Oregon’s Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Committee issues a reminder to faculty about avoiding academic misconduct and academic extra benefits violations from the NCAA.

Search opens for Executive Vice Provost, Academic Affairs

August 23, 2019 – Provost Patrick Phillips announces an internal search for the new Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. All applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, September 24, 2019.

UO names John Weber as new JSMA executive director

July 1, 2019 – The founding director of the Institute of Arts and Sciences at UC-Santa Cruz will take over on Oct. 1, 2019.

Mark Watson named interim dean of UO Libraries

June 10, 2019 – With Adriene Lim stepping down as dean of Libraries in July, Mark Watson will step in as interim dean until a new permanent head of Libraries is named.

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