Back in the late 19th century, when Pacific University was an outpost of higher education in the Pacific Northwest, the school took part in an ignoble American experiment. With Pacific’s support, the Forest Grove Indian Training School brought Native American children to a nearby campus, where they were forced to abandon tribal culture in favor of learning the skills and religion of the dominant white society. Some didn't survive the transition.
Published by Pacific's Bee Tree Books, the book features essays from Pacific philosophy majors.
First phase of renovations to expand learning resources and opportunities for students is nearly complete.
A textbook on technical theatre by the university's own Tal Sanders, and a primer for academic librarians, are the latest offerings available free of charge.
Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin in January on the Tran Library, starting a planned two-phase remodel that will include additional study rooms and "makerspace."
Alumni & friends rise to the occasion to support Lead On: The Campaign for Tomorrow at Pacific University. Pacific University recently completed its most successful year of giving in school history, with donors contributing gifts and pledges totaling nearly $12.4 million between July 1, 2017, and June 30, 2018.
The Tutoring and Learning Center in Scott Hall will relaunch as the Center for Learning and Student Success (CLASS) and will reside in the Tran Library.
In 1970, Khiem "Tim" and Thuy "Cathy" (Trinh) Tran came to Pacific as bright-eyed international students. Less than a decade later, they were refugees. With the help of friends at Pacific, they made it— and today, the successful retirees are saying thank you with perpetual support for the university they love.
The Libraries will welcome finalists to campus for the Health Sciences Librarian faculty position during November. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend opportunities to meet the candidates.
A 10,000-mile journey that began in Vietnam for Pacific University alumni Tim '74 and Cathy Tran '74 culminated at the university's Forest Grove Campus with the naming of the library in their honor as part of Pacific's annual Homecoming festivities.