October 15, 2020 — President Michael H. Schill and Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announced that the UO's Monitoring and Assessment Program (MAP) will begin expanding COVID-19 testing efforts within the university community.
October 13, 2020 — President Michael H. Schill and Provost Patrick Phillips announced that winter term 2021 classes will continue to be delivered much like they have for fall term, with a mix of remote, online, and some in-person courses.
October 13, 2020 – Provost and Senior VP Patrick Phillips held a Zoom gathering with three Indigenous students who attend the university. Listen to their stories.
October 12, 2020 – Provost Phillips and Executive Vice Provost Woodruff-Borden offer important guidance for tenure-track faculty on promotion and tenure/preview processes.
October 9, 2020 — Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shared a message with the university community detailing four initiatives that the university is undertaking immediately to combat systemic racism.
October 5, 2020 — Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips sent a message to campus addressing a Zoombombing incident involving racist hate speech during a UO School of Law virtual event.
October 2, 2020 – Provost Patrick Phillips and Chief Information Officer Jessie Minton share with faculty and staff how to get help with phishing messages and how they're protecting accounts.
October 1, 2020 – 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.
September 30, 2020 – Executive Vice Provost of Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden shares information, reminders, and resources with faculty and GEs as we head into the start of fall term.
September 28, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips notifies faculty and GEs that the search for a permanent College of Arts and Sciences dean will be delayed until next fall.