Browning, the chair of Pacific University's English Department, will be a visiting U.S. Scholar in Vietman for the 2014-15 academic year.
Washburne Hall, also known as the University Center, will undergo a transformation to expand services in time for the 2014 fall semester.
Professor Karimi selected as School of Pharmacy dean following a national search. He had served as interim dean since last July.
Local teenagers will have an opportunity to learn about careers in healthcare.
Matt Lowe joins the board, and longtime support Ruth Burlingham has been named an honorary trustee.