For the past 13 years, Dr. Lesley Hallick has led Pacific through a period of unparalleled growth and strength, culminating in navigating the university through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
News, Media and Stories | Magazine
Dr. Jenny Coyle will become the 18th president in Pacific University’s 173-year history this July. She is the first alumna to lead Pacific as president.
Pacific University's academic and extracurricular engagement with the outdoors may be traced to the first Earth Day in 1970.
The language of Title IX is simple, but the effects profound.
When Title IX was enacted into law in 1972, few at Pacific University seemed to take notice. But it's clear in retrospect that the world of higher education had changed.
As Pacific contemplated its mission in the 1970s, it looked to health professions studies as a way to complement the traditional liberal arts.
Pacific University will induct its first all-women’s Athletic Hall of Fame class this spring, aligning with the 50th anniversary of Title IX, which opened doors for more women’s sports nationwide. The 26th induction class includes women’s basketball standout Brenda (Roberson) Edlund ’93, National Champion women’s wrestler Kapua (Torres) Keefe ’07, and the 1980 softball team.
The 1980 softball season was the year everything changed for a talented group of softball players, and for their coach, Judy Sherman.
Researchers in Pacific University’s College of Optometry believe they are getting closer to understanding how to alter the elongation that occurs in the eyes of many children. As a result, they think they’re getting close to developing a protocol to slow the progression of myopia — nearsightedness.
Boxer wrestling hopes to make waves again, guided by a son-father team of Boxer alumni.