Provost's Updates

Beginning our journey with gratitude

A message from Provost and Senior Vice President Christopher P. Long in which he introduces himself, outlines his values-enacted leadership approach, expresses excitement for the future and gratitude for the support provided during this transition.

Awards and Opportunities Recipients 2023-24

Each year, the Office of the Provost offers awards and opportunities that honor our shared commitment to exceptional instruction, mentorship, and service. We are excited to share which faculty members have been named for our AY2023-24 awards and opportunities.

Bruce Blonigen named dean of Lundquist College of Business

Provost Chris Long announces that Bruce Blonigen has been named Edward Maletis Dean of the Lundquist College of Business, a position he has held since July 2022 on a two-year appointment.

Regional Accreditation: Peer review scheduled for October 2024

Institutional accreditation is a process of recognizing educational institutions for their performance, integrity and quality. As part of UO’s accreditation with NWCCU, it must undergo a comprehensive self-study addressing all standards and eligibility requirements through an on-site peer evaluation.

Inclusive Retention Roundtable Report

The roundtable event held on May 23 was well-attended and full of fruitful discussions that aimed to demystify faculty retention in higher ed and at UO. Explore the event report and access links to the slides, the results of table discussions, and more.

Carol Stabile named dean of Clark Honors College

Carol has served as interim dean since 202 and was selected following a national search with input from our incoming Provost and Senior Vice President Chris Long, as well as feedback from faculty, staff, and students at the honors college and others on campus who attended the search events.

Meet the UO Faculty Club Organizing Group

The club's co-coordinators are Judith Raiskin (WGSS), Talia Paz (Library), and Jay Silveira (Music and Dance). We look forward to helping you make the UO Faculty Club a congenial place to connect and relax with faculty members across campus. Join us every Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the JSMA.

Finalists for dean of the business college to visit campus

Finalist candidates for the dean of Lundquist College of Business will be in Eugene in mid-May to meet with campus stakeholders. Finalists will give a public presentation that will take place from 11 a.m. to noon on May 14, 16, 21 and 23 in 125 Chiles or on Zoom.

Information about demonstration resources, guidance and expectations

Interim Provost Karen Ford provides reminders of resources, guidelines, and expectations for members of our university community pertaining to the campus demonstrations.

UO Summer Teaching Institute

This week-long, in-person event brings faculty together from all schools and colleges for inspiration, collegial connection, critical conversations, and creation of new teaching materials. This year, the institute will focus on the rapid rise of Generative Artificial Intelligence as it impacts teaching and learning. Apply by May 22 to be considered for the institute.