Announcements

March 18, 2019: Journal club offers opportunity to improve teaching practices

March 18, 2019 – The Science Teaching Journal Club meets regularly to discuss new research on classroom and lab instruction.

March 13, 2019: Dean Christoph Lindner of the College of Design will step down in August

March 13, 2019 – This message about the departure of Christoph Lindner, dean of the College of Design, was sent by Provost Banavar to faculty and staff in the college.

March 6, 2019: Nominations open for Sustainability Teaching Award

The University of Oregon has earned a national reputation for integrating the topic of sustainability into academics, research, building design, and day-to-day operations. Sustainability has become a widely shared institutional value. It is time once again to recognize and celebrate our many achievements at the University of Oregon’s Sustainability Awards Program.TEP invites applications for the Excellence in Teaching Award.This award is open to career and tenure-related faculty.

March 4, 2019: UO Board of Trustees March Meeting Remarks

March 4, 2019 – Provost Jayanth Banavar delivered these remarks to the University of Oregon Board of Trustees meeting on March 4, 2019.

February 20, 2019: Winter term academic policies: course planning, grading, and exams

February 20, 2019

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 winter 2019. This message covers the following topics: 

January 30, 2019: Provost names Doneka Scott as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Student Success

January 30, 2019 – The former Division of Undergraduate Studies is renamed in order to fit in with presidential initiative around student success.

January 28, 2019: GTFF Bargaining Update

January 28, 2019 – This message was sent to all UO faculty members by the provost to update them on GTFF bargaining.

January 16, 2019: Faculty Salary Increase Reminder

January 16, 2019 – This message was sent to all tenure-track and non-tenure-track faculty members regarding salary increases for fiscal year 2019.

December 19, 2018: Science Teaching Journal Club Meetings Winter 2019

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

December 7, 2018: Faculty Insights Project

December 7, 2018

Dear Deans, Department Heads, and Academic Leaders,

I’m writing to let you know of an exciting project the Office of the Provost is working on that will help streamline faculty review processes and ease the burden of faculty members around information gathering when they come up for review in their units, beginning in 2020.

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