Portland, September 27th. Pacific University’s annual President’s Dinner is a tradition to celebrate and thank Pacific University’s generous donors, and to induct the newest members into the university’s Heart of Oak Society and the President’s Circle (Lesley M. Hallick, Ph.D. is the President). Pacific University Board of Trustees chair Mindy Cameron ’65 and fellow trustee Ken McGill had a chance to visit with student and program speaker Marissa Muraoka ’15 and Bill Berg. (Photo credit, Parrish Evans – Pacific University)
From Pacific University:
Pacific University is a private undergraduate liberal arts institution with graduate and professional programs in education, optometry and the health professions. Located about 25 miles west of Portland, the college occupies 55 acres in downtown Forest Grove, Ore.
The school was founded in 1849 by Congregational pioneers as the Tualatin Academy and, in 1854, became Pacific University. In 1863, the first baccalaureate degree was presented to Harvey W. Scott, who later became editor of The Oregonian, the state’s largest newspaper.
Today, Pacific University enrolls 3,291 students, who represent all 50 states and 23 foreign countries. The University strives to provide an education of exceptional quality in liberal arts and sciences and selected professional programs, in preparing students for service to a changing community, nation, and world.