Leadership

President

Lesley M. Hallick began serving as president of Pacific University on Aug. 1, 2009, following a distinguished 32-year career at Oregon Health & Science University. With 20 years experience as chief academic officer, Hallick quickly became known for her leadership in the areas of equality, environmental stewardship and sustainability, innovative thinking and philanthropy.

Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs
503-352-2924

A former elementary school teacher who taught in regular, special, and gifted education, Mark Ankeny has spent the last 15 years as a professor and leader of teacher and administrator education programs.

Vice Provost and Executive Dean
503-352-7372

Ann Barr-Gillespie, PhD, DPT is Vice Provost and Executive Dean for the College of Health Professions.

Dean, School of Graduate Psychology
503-352-7330

Christiane Brems' research interests include health promotion and disease prevention, rural healthcare challenges and disparities, research and clinical ethics.

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
503-352-2141

Lisa Carstens, PhD is the Dean of Pacific University's College of Arts & Sciences, where students get the benefits of an outstanding small, residential liberal arts college enhanced by the expanded opportunities of a vibrant university.

Director & Professor, School of Physical Therapy
503-352-7377

Kevin K. Chui PT, DPT, Ph.D is a director and professor at Pacific University's School fof Physical Therapy.

Director of Alumni Relations
503-352-2764

Martha Calus-McLain '03 is the Director of Alumni Relations for Pacific University

Dean & Professor
503-352-2770

Jennifer Coyle is the Dean of the Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Coyle, a graduate of Pacific University, completed a residency in contact lenses at the same institution and a Master's of Science in Clinical Optometry.  She team-taught the contact lens didactic, laboratory and clinical curriculum for 14 years at Pacific University.

Associate Dean & Director, School of Arts & Humanities
503-352-2813

David DeMoss is a professor of philosophy and director of the School of Arts & Humanities.

Director, School of Learning & Teaching (Eugene)
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Dr. Mindie Dieu joined Pacific University in the summer of 2017 as the Director of the School of Learning and Teaching. She has taught in colleges and universities, in middle school, and in the prison system since 2004.

Director of the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership; Program Director of the Master of Healthcare Administration program; Professor
503-352-7359

Laura Dimmler, PhD, MPA is a Director of the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership; Program Director of the Master of Healthcare Administration program; and Professor at Pacific University.

Assistant Dean for Pharmacy Practice, Associate Professor
503-352-7371

Ian C. Doyle specializes in renal transplant pharmacotherapy. He is the Assistant Dean for Pharmacy Practice and an Associate Professor for Pacific's PharmD program.

Assistant Vice President, Undergraduate Admissions
503-352-2713

Karen Dunston, MS is the Assistant Vice President for Pacific University's Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Chief Information Officer
503-352-1510

Jim Fleming, PMP is the Chief Information Officer for Pacific University.

Assistant Dean for Academics and Assessment, Associate Professor
503-352-7285

David Fuentes, PharmD is an assistant dean for academics and assessment, as well as an associate professor for the College of Health Professions

Director of Pacific Libraries
503-352-1401

Isaac  is primarily responsible for managing the University's institutional repository, CommonKnowledge, and coordinating the Library's scholarly communication and publishing services.

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Dean, College of Education
503-352-1431

Leif has served as Dean of the College of Education since 2014 and is continually energized by the creativity, intelligence, and compassion of the faculty and staff.

Director, School of Audiology
503-352-2697

Wendy D. Hanks, PhD is the Director of the Pacific University School of Audiology.

Registrar
503-352-2777

Staff

Associate Professor & Associate Dean of Academic Programs
503-352-3133

Dr. Fraser Horn is Associate Dean of Academic Programs. Along with his passion for teaching, he has a passion for sports vision and ocular disease.

Senior Director, Conferences and Event Support Services
503-352-2240

Lois Hornberger is the Senior Director for Conferences and Event Support Services at Pacific University.

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Assistant Professor
503-352-2682

Jeremy A. Hughes' interest areas include pharmaceutical compounding, management, over-the-counter medications, patient education, and veterinary pharmacy.

Associate Dean & Director, School of Natural Sciences
503-352-2762

Kevin Johnson has an extensive career as a professor and mentor of undergraduate students. 

Professor & Dean, School of Pharmacy
503-352-7276

Reza Karimi's interest areas include assessment and educational research and outcomes; pharmacy practice, proteases biochemistry, and the role of antibiotics on bacterial protein synthetic machinery.

Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
503-352-1401

Marita Kunkel, MLS is the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.

Assistant Vice President, Graduate and Professional Admissions
503-352-7221

Jon-Erik Larsen is the Assistant Vice President of the Graduate and Professional Admissions

Controller & Associate Vice President, Finance & Administration
503-352-2819

Allie C. Losli, MBA is Controller & Associate Vice President, Finance & Administration

Associate Vice President
503-352-3006

Staff

Vice President, Finance & Administration
503-352-1621

Mike Mallery, MBA is the Vice President of Finance & Administration at Pacific University.

Provost & Vice President, Academic Affairs
503-352-2228

John S. Miller, PhD is the Provost & Vice President of Pacific University's Academic Affairs

Director
503-352-1419

William O'Shea, PhD is the Director at the Office of Institutional Research & Assessment

Director of Budget Operations and Reporting
503-352-2017

Susan Pedersen is the Director of Budget Operations and Reporting at Pacific University's Budget Office

Dean of Students & Associate Vice President, Student Affairs
503-352-2120

Will Perkins, MC is the Dean of Students & Associate Vice President, Student Affairs

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Interim Dean, College of Arts & Sciences
503-352-2853

Sarah Phillips studies how people behave in groups and societies, hoping to help create a better, safer, more egalitarian world.

Director
503-352-1563

Stephen Prag, MPA is the Director of International Programs at Pacific University.

Associate Vice President, Finance and Administration
503-352-2786

Bill Ray, CPA, MBA is the Associate Vice President for Finance and Administration

Associate Dean & Director, School of Social Sciences
503-352-2742

Jessica Ritter is a social worker dedicated to children’s rights in the U.S. and around the world. She is currently the Associate Dean & Director for the School of Social Sciences.

Assistant Dean for Pharmaceutical Sciences, Associate Professor
503-352-7289

Sigrid C. Roberts works to characterize and therapeutically validate the polyamine pathway of the protozoan parasite Leishmania, which causes devastating and often fatal diseases in humans worldwide. 

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Director & Professor, School of Dental Hygiene Studies
503-352-7252

Lisa J. Rowley helped develop and now leads the School of Dental Hygiene Studies. She has more than 25 years experience in dental hygiene and dental assisting education.

Director, Athletics
503-352-2180

Ken Schumann, MEd is the Director of Athletics at Pacific University.

Bachelor of Social Work Program Director
503-352-3036

Don Schweitzer's research goals are to continue to conduct participatory and qualitative research in an effort to help shape innovative forms of policy, treatment models and service evaluation that can help overcome the problems associated with the homeless and runaway youth.

Professor & Director, School of Communication Sciences & Disorders
503-352-1432

Helen has served as the Director of the School of Communication Sciences and Disorders since August 2016 and has the pleasure of working with enormously talented faculty who are committed to student learning and to moving the field of speech-language pathology forward through research.

Assistant Professor & Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs
503-352-2717

Steve Smith, MA is the Assistant Professor & Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs

Jan Stricklin
Associate Vice President for University Advancement & Campaign Director
503-352-2890

Jan Stricklin is the associate vice president for university advancement and campaign director for Pacific University.

Clinical Professor, Associate Dean of Clinical Programs, Distinguished University Professor
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Carole Timpone's expertise is in ocular disease, glaucoma and primary care optometry.

Director & Associate Professor, School of Physician Assistant Studies

Mary Von is the director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies.

Vice President, University Advancement
503-352-2211

Cassie Warman, MPA is the Vice President of University Advancement at Pacific University

Director, MFA Program
503-352-1532

Shelley Washburn, MAT is the Director of Pacific University's MFA Program

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Director, School of Occupational Therapy
503-352-7355

Professor Gregory Wintz is the Program Director in the School of Occupational Therapy at Pacific University.

Professor Emeritus
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Richard Rutt's interest areas include sports physical therapy, injury prevention, and wellness and health promotion.