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Trombley Square in Fall
Pacific University is committed to offering our rigorous and personally meaningful academic programs for students this fall. As Oregon prepares to gradually reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are implementing Gov. Brown’s plan by exploring every option to ensure that our students experience a Pacific education while staying safe and healthy.
Ellen Bass’ forthcoming book, Indigo, has just been released from Copper Canyon Press.
Woman writing in a journal
If you're stuck in quarantine, you have the opportunity to discover, refine and flex your creative abilities.
The transition of Dr. Ann Barr-Gillespie into an expanded vice provost for research role will be delayed and Dr. Barr-Gillespie will continue in her role as vice provost and executive dean of the College of Health Professions at least through the fall semester of 2020, at which point we will reassess our operational and financial situations. Consequently, Dr. Mary Von will also continue as director of the School of Physician Assistant Studies, interim director of the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership, and associate dean of Faculty Affairs.
Outside Marsh hall
Here's a quick reference guide to Pacific University resources.
Laptop with pen and paper
Here are links for access to your health benefit providers and employee resources.
Young man looking up into the sky
This situation affects everyone (a little or a lot) differently.
Lake with mountains in the background, meadown in front
Here are links to government resources that may be useful.
Whiteboards with markers
This is a new adventure- on so many levels -for you and your student.
iPad with headphones plugged in
Managing a remote team can bring new challenges and opportunities.

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