Provost & Academic Affairs

j_miller.JPGPacific University is a unique and creative institution, where great things are happening in research, teaching and learning, community engagement and academic life. As the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, I am delighted to be part of this university as it continues to expand its reach.

I hope your time at Pacific, whether you are a student, faculty or staff member, is a fulfilling experience, and that it exceeds your expectations.

John S. Miller | Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs | 503-352-2215
Marsh Hall | Room 307

Academic Affairs Organizational Chart


Academic Officers

John S. MillerProvost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Lisa CarstensVice Provost for Academic Affairs  

Isaac Gilman | Dean of University Libraries

Anne HermanRegistrar

Michelle Larkins | Director of the Center for a Sustainable Society

William O’SheaDirector of Institutional Research and Assessment

Ken SchumannDirector of Intercollegiate Athletics


Administrative Support

Karla StaiharSenior Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Kim Greenwood | Executive Assistant to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs 


Academic Programs

Ann Barr-GillespieVice Provost and Executive Dean, College of Health Professions | Hillsboro and Portland

Jennifer CoyleDean, College of Optometry | Forest Grove, Hillsboro, Beaverton, Cornelius and Portland

Jim Goodrich | Dean, College of Business | Forest Grove

Leif GustavsonDean, College of Education | Forest Grove, Eugene and Woodburn

Sarah Phillips | Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences | Forest Grove and Portland



Accreditation Information


Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee
Provost's Council
University Council
Faculty Senate
Staff Senate

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