Provost's Updates

Introducing Zoom for UO faculty and instructors

March 18, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces that all faculty, instructors have enhanced access to Zoom videoconferencing to assist in remote teaching.

Gratitude, and guidance for academic continuity

March 16, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips sent a message to all faculty to express gratitude and share guidance for academic continuity.

Resources for remote winter term finals, spring term planning

March 13, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips sent a message to faculty about resources for remote winter term finals and planning for spring term courses.

Changes to final exams, spring term due to coronavirus

March 11, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips sent a message to faculty regarding changes to winter term finals and spring break due to the coronavirus.

Canvas trainings for academic continuity preparations

March 6, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips and Associate Vice Provost for UO Online Carol Gering issued a notice to faculty that the university will be providing Canvas trainings as part of academic continuity and the university's response to the coronavirus.

Academic continuity planning, expectations, and guidelines

March 5, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips, Senate President Elizabeth Skowron, and Chair of Academic Council France White sent a message to faculty regarding academic continuity planning, expectations, and guidelines as part of the university's response to the coronavirus.

Updated information on campus response to coronavirus

March 5, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips, Vice President for Finance and Administration and Chief Financial Officer Jamie Moffitt, and Associate Vice President and Chief Resilience Officer André Le Duc sent a message to faculty and staff with updated information about the coronavirus and the university's response and preparations.

Update for faculty on the coronavirus

March 3, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips encourages faculty to work with students around attendance who might feel ambivalent about attending classes due to the coronavirus.

University response to coronavirus outbreak

January 31, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips, Executive Director Deb Beck, and Dean and Vice Provost Dennis Galvan sent a message to the university community regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

Conflict of Interest/Conflict of Commitment policy changes

January 28, 2020 – Provost Phillips and VPRI Conover issue a notice to faculty that the university has updated its policy on conflicts of interest, conflicts of commitment, and outside activities. 

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