Messages from Dr. Coyle

President Coyle publishes a monthly e-newsletter for families, friends and alumni of Pacific, in addition to regular communications with Pacific University faculty and staff. Read the latest messages below, and find out how and where you can connect with Dr. Coyle at upcoming events.


Independent Trustee Mark Truax ’09 and Undergraduate Faculty Trustee Lorely French began terms in March. Independent Trustees Gary Pacarro ’74, Heidi Nielsen ’96, Chris Tuffli ’84, Amelie Brazelton Aust, Greg Dinges and Jim Baker begin terms in May. 

Jenny Coyle is formally inaugurated as Pacific's 18th president

Coyle was ceremonially installed as the 18th president of Pacific University on March 9, 2023.

Our hearts go out to the Michigan State University community in the wake of last night’s tragic shootings that killed three students and left five injured.