Enie Vaisburd Promoted to Full Professor

Enie Vaisburd has been promoted to full professor in the Pacific University College of Arts & Sciences.

Vaisburd teaches courses in film and video production, history, and theory, in the Media Arts Department. She is a co-founder of MAPS (Media Arts Production Services), a student staffed creative agency, and co-creator of the Video For Community Engagement course, in which students create videos for community organizations, including Virginia Garcia, and the McCall Center For Community Engagement at Pacific.

She also serves on the Board of Directors of Willowbrook Arts Camp, a nonprofit arts camp for kids in Tualatin, Ore.

Her creative work includes short films that have played in peer-reviewed film festivals and conferences. She is a regular presenter at the University Film and Video Association Annual Conference.

Her most recent project was as post-production director on the feature documentary A Midsummer Night's Dream In Prison. The film recently received a $50,000 completion grant from Ronnie LaCroute, $10,000 from the Jerry & Donna Smith Family, and $10,000 from the So Hum Foundation. The film is currently playing at film festivals including Eastern Oregon Film Festival, Santa Fe Film Festival, Sebastopol Doc Film Festival, and The Socially Relevant Film Festival in New York City. The film has received awards at the Eastern Oregon Film Festival, Impact DOCS Awards of Recognition, and The Paris International Film Festival.

The non-tenure promotion in rank for faculty members is granted upon recommendation by college personnel committees and approval by the University Personnel Committee president.

Friday, April 21, 2023