Provost's Updates

Search launched for Dean of Clark Honors College

Interim Provost and Senior Vice President Karen Ford has launched a national search for a new dean of Clark Honors College.

GTFF issues strike notice; UO prepares

The GTFF union issued a strike notice to the university, which projects a strike to start Wednesday, January 17. University administrators managing academic and research operations are preparing for the strike.

Karen Ford named Interim Provost

Ford previously served as interim executive vice provost in the Office of the Provost and has served in numerous leadership roles in her 30 years at the university. We welcome her and thank her for her leadership.

GTFF Bargaining Status Update

Interim Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden shares the status of bargaining with the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation and addresses academic and research continuity planning.

UO Leadership Academy

Join a growing group of faculty and staff across the UO community who have participated in the UO Leadership Academy, a place to connect with new UO colleagues.

UO increases its GE salary offer in GTFF negotiations

Our latest offer also brings the GE salaries into better alignment with AAU peers to improve the UO’s competitive position when recruiting future GEs.

Follow-up: Update to Unit Policy Revision Deadlines

The Office of the Provost has collaborated with United Academics to adjust the deadlines for submitting the following unit-level policies to the Office of the Provost.

Update to Unit Policy Revision Deadlines

The University of Oregon administration and United Academics of the University of Oregon are pleased to announce a memorandum of agreement that allows more time for faculty to develop or revise unit policies. 

Q&A Sessions

Join remote question and answer sessions designed to support faculty, academic unit leaders, department heads or academic staff, as you engage in university processes related to promotion, tenure, major reviews, sabbatical, and faculty hiring.

Report Winter 2024 Course Materials

Instructor Action Requested:  All instructors need to report Winter 2024 course materials to the Duck Store or indicate that no materials are required for their course no later than October 2, 2023.