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.
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The commemoration begins with a short ceremony at 2 p.m. Monday, June 13, at the flagpole at the intersection of College Way and 21st Avenue. Incoming President Jenny Coyle will offer a few remarks and light refreshments will be available as we raise the Juneteenth flag.
Pacific University's academic and extracurricular engagement with the outdoors may be traced to the first Earth Day in 1970.
The School of Pharmacy recognized the Class of 2022 at the Graduation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, May 16th. The official hooding took place on Saturday, May 18th at the Forest Grove Campus. We wish our grads all the best and couldn’t be prouder!
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.
Many of School of Pharmacy faculty had promotions during this academic year. Several of our students were successful in presenting posters at annual meetings, with some winning scholarships. Congratulations to all of our faculty and students for a very successful year!
Dr. Bell joined Pacific University as a full-time faculty member in August 2010 in the School of Dental Hygiene Studies. She began serving as associate dean for Interprofessional Education in 2018, and was appointed as the founding program director of the Doctor of Science Program in 2021.
As Pacific contemplated its mission in the 1970s, it looked to health professions studies as a way to complement the traditional liberal arts.