Updates regarding Linfield’s Title IX policies

Linfield University banner on campusWe have updated our Title IX policies to comply with new federal guidelines and to incorporate recommendations made by the President’s Sexual Assault Task Force. The new Title IX policy can be found here.

An important part of this process has been the creation of a Title IX working group consisting of students, faculty members and staff members to gather feedback, ensure our policies are clear and address the most pressing concerns of all university stakeholders. This group met during the summer with an outside consultant who specializes in Title IX and Oregon Sexual Misconduct Law. Continue reading

Linfield Theatre opens virtual fall season with live sketch comedy show

rehearsal of Out of the Box: A Night of Improvised SketchesLinfield University’s Theatre Program opens its 101st season, themed “A Season Like No Other,” with a pair of live sketch comedy livestreams. Two free performances of “Out of the Box: A Night of Improvised Sketches” debut at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25 on the Linfield Theatre YouTube channel. The sketches, which contain mild adult language and adult situations, are recommended for ages 13+.   Continue reading

Linfield University scholarship honors late wine journalist Lisa Shara Hall

Lisa Shara HallBy Michael Alberty, The Oregonian/OregonLive

Journalist Lisa Shara Hall advocated tirelessly on behalf of Oregon and Washington wines. She died in March 2019 from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. This fall, Linfield University will honor her legacy with a new wine and journalism scholarship created by her husband, Kirk Hall. Continue reading

At Linfield, a new look of learning

Linfield University first day 2020By Starla Pointer, News-Register Staff Writer

The Linfield University campus doesn’t appear much different from what it did when classes started last year, except for the signs with the school’s name — it shed its “college” designation on July 1.

Flowers are blooming, cars fill every parking space, and students cross the campus, backpacks bulging, on their way to classes that started Monday, Aug. 24. Continue reading