Announcements

November 12, 2018: Academic Policies: course planning, grading, and exams

November 12, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

This message is to remind you of a number of academic policies that may affect your course planning, grading, and exam schedules for fall 2018. This message covers the following topics:

November 9, 2018: Changes to Core Education Group and Multicultural Courses Reminder

November 9, 2018

Colleagues,

November 5, 2018: Provost announces the next phase of the Presidential Initiative in Data Science

November 5, 2018 – UO Provost announces the next phase of the Presidential Initiative in Data Science with the appointment of a director and committee to oversee the program.

November 1, 2018: Clark Honors College Invites Proposals for Seminars in Public Writing

The Robert D. Clark Honors College (CHC) invites course proposals for participation in a new interdisciplinary program, the Calderwood Seminars in Public Writing, beginning in Winter term 2020. The CHC welcomes proposals from both CHC and non-CHC faculty members.

October 22, 2018: Jill Hartz, executive director of the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, announces retirement

October 22, 2018 – She served with distinction as the museum’s leader for a decade. Administrators will conduct a wide-ranging search to replace her.

October 22, 2018: UO reaffirms commitment to inclusion of all genders and gender identities

October 22, 2018 – UO Provost and Vice President of the Division of Equity and Inclusion respond to reports of the federal administration narrowing the definition of gender by reaffirming the university’s commitment to support students, faculty, and staff of all gender identities.

October 17, 2018: Task Force forming to analyze the structure of CAS

Ocotber 17, 2018 - UO Provost and President call for the formation of a diverse group to examine the structure of the College of Arts and Sciences. Senior Divisional Dean Karen Ford will serve as chair of the task force that will be made up of faculty, staff and students.

October 10, 2018: Science Teaching Journal Club Resumes Popular Thursday Gathering

The Science Teaching Journal Club invites you to participate in our ninth year of weekly gatherings. The Journal Club is a cooperative effort of the Teaching Engagement Program and the Science Literacy Program. Meetings feature lively, structured discussions of articles from the science teaching research literature, along with periodic small-scale teaching experiments. Participants from all ranks and disciplines are invited to join the whole series or stop by for a specific conversation.

October 8, 2018: Academic Misconduct and Academic Extra Benefits involving faculty, student-athletes

October 8, 2018 – The University of Oregon’s Intercollegiate Athletic Advisory Committee issues a reminder to faculty about avoiding academic misconduct and academic extra benefits violations from the NCAA.

September 24, 2018: Provost taps Bruce Blonigen as interim dean for the University of Oregon’s College of Arts and Sciences

September 24, 2018 – With W. Andrew Marcus stepping down as CAS dean in December, Bruce Blonigen will step in for a two-year period, and humanities divisional dean Karen Ford will become senior divisional dean of the college.

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