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; Interim Dean, College of Business 

Lisa Carstens | Vice Provost for Academic Affairs; Interim Registrar

Keith Buckley | Director of Intercollegiate Athletics

Isaac Gilman | Dean of University Libraries

William O’Shea | Director of Institutional Research and Assessment

Academic Programs

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

Fraser Horn | Interim Dean, College of Optometry | Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Beaverton, Cornelius and Portland

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

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

Jennifer Yruegas | Associate Dean, College of Business | Forest Grove

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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