Provost & Academic Affairs

j_miller.JPGPacific University is a unique and creative institution, where great things are happening in research, teaching and learning, community engagement and academic life. As the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, I am delighted to be part of this university as it continues to expand its reach.

I hope your time at Pacific, whether you are a student, faculty or staff member, is a fulfilling experience, and that it exceeds your expectations.

John S. Miller | Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs | 503-352-2112
Marsh Hall | Room 307



Academic Officers

John S. Miller | Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Lisa Carstens | Vice Provost for Academic Affairs  

Isaac Gilman | Dean of University Libraries

Anne Herman | Registrar

Michelle Larkins | Director of the Center for a Sustainable Society

William O’Shea | Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Ken Schumann | Director of Intercollegiate Athletics


Academic Programs

Ann Barr-Gillespie | Vice Provost and Executive Dean, College of Health Professions | Hillsboro and Portland

Jennifer Coyle | Dean, College of Optometry | Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Beaverton, Cornelius and Portland

Jim Goodrich | Dean, College of Business | Forest Grove

Leif Gustavson | Dean, College of Education | Forest Grove, Eugene and Woodburn

Sarah Phillips | Dean, College of Arts and Sciences | Forest Grove and Portland


Administrative Support

Karla Staihar | Senior Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Kim Greenwood | Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 



Accreditation Information


Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee
Provost's Council
University Council
Faculty Senate
Staff Senate

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