Provost's Updates

Update on the Environment Initiative

April 8, 2021 - Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips informs faculty and staff of the latest on the Environment Initiative, including a new campus engagement report and website.

Student Duo deadlines start April 7

March 31, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shared a message with faculty and GEs asking them to encourage students to sign up for Duo two-step login.

Standing up against hate and acts of violence

March 17, 2021 – President Schill and Provost Phillips shared a message with the university community condemning the recent murders and acts of violence and discrimination against people of Asian and Asian-American descent.

Changes to the Graduate School

March 16, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips informs faculty and staff that the UO Graduate School will be brought under the oversight of Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden.

Winter term academic policies: course planning, grading, and exams

February 22, 2021 – Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Janet Woodruff-Borden issues a reminder to instructional faculty about a number of academic policies for winter 2021.

Dr. Alicia M. Salaz named Vice Provost and University Librarian

February 16, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips announces that Dr. Alicia M. Salaz will become UO’s new Vice Provost and University Librarian.

Reminder to participate in survey about faculty experiences with student mental health

February 15, 2021 – Executive Vice Provost Janet Woodruff-Borden reminds faculty about the national survey related to students' mental and emotional health.

Urge students to sign up for Duo by March 12

February 8, 2020 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shares information with faculty and GEs about the rollout of Duo-two step login for students. 

Survey for faculty about experiences with student mental health

February 2, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shares information about and a link to a national survey about student mental health. The anonymous survey is for faculty to complete and is optional.  

Updates on our academic initiatives

February 1, 2021 – Provost and Senior Vice President Patrick Phillips shares some updates on UO's academic initiatives.