Announcements

Changes to Instructional NTTF Paperwork and Processes

September 12, 2017 - This message serves as an update regarding changes to instructional non-tenure-track faculty (NTTF) paperwork and processes.

Spring 2017 Academic Policy Message

May 23, 2017

This message is to inform you of a number of academic policies that may affect your course planning, grading, and exam schedules. This message covers the following topics:

Initiation of NTTF promotion review for 2017-18 academic year

May 15, 2017
 
Dear Colleagues,
 
We are writing to remind the community of the process by which career NTTF must initiate consideration for promotion at the University of Oregon. Please distribute this message to career NTTF and unit heads/directors by no later than May 19, 2017.
 
Career NTTF who are eligible for promotion, and wish to be considered for promotion in the coming academic year (2017-18), must notify their department or unit head by June 15 (for 9-month employees) or June 30 (for 12-month employees).

Save the Date -Faculty Promotions and Tenure Reception June 7, 2017

April 27, 2017

The 2017 Reception to Celebrate Faculty Promotions and Tenure will be held on Wednesday, June 7, at the Lee Barlow Giustina Ballroom in the Ford Alumni Center, beginning at 5:30 pm. The reception will be hosted by President Michael H. Schill and Provost and Senior Vice President Scott Coltrane.  

Spring Term Workshops

April 26, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Registration is continuing for spring term workshops from the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs. The workshops, offered by the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, are intended for tenure-related faculty, nontenure-track faculty, unit heads and staff. The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration, and human resources helped develop a number of workshops specific to unit heads.

Spring term workshops are:

April 25–Promotion & Tenure: Promotion to Full Professor Workshop/Reminder

April 21, 2017

Promotion & Tenure: Promotion to Full Professor

April 25–Promotion & Tenure: Promotion to Full Professor

EMU 145–Crater Lake South noon–2:00 p.m.
Presenter: Ken Doxsee

This workshop describes how to prepare an effective and complete case for promotion to full professor, including the timing of case submissions; expectations for research, publication, and creative accomplishments; expectations for teaching and service; and other critical topics. Faculty, staff and units heads are welcome.

Lunch will be provided.

Spring Term Workshops

April 6, 2017

Dear Colleagues,

Registration is open for spring term workshops that assist faculty members with career advancement and achievement. The workshops, offered by the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, are intended for tenure-related faculty, nontenure-track faculty, unit heads and staff. The Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, the Office of the Vice President for Finance and Administration, and human resources helped develop a number of workshops specific to unit heads.

Spring term workshops are:

Deadline for offers to tenure-related faculty

April 3, 2017
 
Dear Colleagues,
 
This message is to remind you that May 1 is the deadline for extending an offer for tenure-related faculty appointments at the UO to an individual holding a tenure-related appointment at another AAU institution.

Transfer Credit Change

March 22, 2017
 
Dear Colleagues:
 
Faculty in several UO departments and staff in the Registrar’s Office noted anomalies in some transfer credit coming in from legitimate universities in China offering credit through summer and continuing education programs.

Important information regarding freeze on expedited processing of H-1B applications

March 14, 2017
 
Dear Deans, Directors, and Unit Heads:
 
The attached message from HR regarding H-1B visas is being sent to search chairs/hiring managers and unit HR administrators with open faculty searches. HR is also preparing language to include in unofficial offer letters that go out after April 3 so arrangements regarding a start date and contingencies related to securing a visa are clear.

Susan C. Anderson                                                     
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

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