May 31, 2018
Dear deans, directors, and supervisors,
You are invited to attend the 2018 Faculty Promotion Celebration on Tuesday, June 5, from 5:00-7:00 p.m., in the EMU Ballroom. The reception will be hosted by President Michael H. Schill and Provost and Senior Vice President Jayanth Banavar.
For your reference, below is a list of all faculty who were promoted and/or received tenure during academic year 2018. We hope you will be able to join us as we celebrate the successes of our colleagues.
May 16, 2018
This message is to remind you of a number of academic policies that may affect your course planning, grading, and exam schedules. This message covers the following topics:
May 1, 2018
Dear Campus Partners,
In response to requests for more templates to support regular operations, and to provide consistent practices across campus, the Office of the Provost, Office of the Vice President for Research and Innovation, and HR’s Employee Labor Relations have developed a template for informal NTTF offer letters.
Please use this template as the basis for all informal offers for non-tenure track faculty. It may be modified to best fit specific situations.
March 26, 2018
I hope your winter term work is winding down, and you can take a few minutes for yourself while students are enjoying spring break.
As we look ahead to spring term and beyond, we want to let you know about key dates for workshops and events offered by the Office of the Provost.
Registration is now open for the spring 2018 unit head and managers workshop series. Please register by following the links to MyTrack:
Friday, March 2, 2018
We realize that the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs has undergone a great deal of change in the last six months, and that may have left some of you unclear regarding who in our office you should refer to for questions and support.
Currently, the following individuals have signing authority/electronic approval for personnel matters related to each group of faculty listed below:
February 13, 2018
To: Campus Community
From: Nancy Resnick, Chief Human Resources Officer and Associate Vice Preisdent Scott Pratt, Executive Vice Provost for Academic Affair
Date: February 13, 2018
Re: Respectful Workplace
February 7, 2018
I am writing to remind you that each academic unit needs to establish learning outcomes, assessment plans, and an annual assessment report for each undergraduate major and for all graduate degrees and programs.
February 5, 2018
We are pleased to share news about the launch of the new UO Leadership Academy.
The newly announced academy is a year-long professional development opportunity designed to increase knowledge of effective leadership models and grow a diverse cohort of university leaders.
We invite you to apply to be a part of this exciting first cohort. If you have colleagues who you believe would benefit from this development opportunity, please encourage them to apply as well.
January 29, 2018
Thanks to funding from the AAU to support excellence in teaching, the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs is hosting Noah Finkelstein for a campus visit Monday Feb. 5. Finkelstein is a professor of physics at the University of Colorado - Boulder and a nationally recognized leader in discipline-based education research, as well as a scholar of institutional change.
Please register for any of the following discussions that interest you: