Search for Provost and Senior Vice President

On February 13, 2017, President Michael H. Schill announced Jayanth R. Banavar’s selection as the next provost and senior vice president. The hiring of Jayanth as the UO’s next chief academic officer is the culmination of a nationwide recruitment that started in August.  

As the chief academic officer of the institution, Banavar will lead the academic units, work with deans and department heads to shape the university's academic programs, and lead the University of Oregon's efforts to retain and attract world-class faculty.

Information about the provost transition is available on the Office of the Provost website.


Search Committee

On August 19, 2016, President Schill named the following members of the Provost Search Committee:

Search Firm

Russell Reynolds Associates, oregon.provost@russellreynolds.com