We 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 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
Thanks to weather changes at the end of last week, the air quality in McMinnville and Portland has drastically improved. Linfield University will resume outdoor activities starting Monday, Sept. 21. This includes field trips, outdoor research and/or classes held in outdoor classrooms (tents), as well as outdoor athletic practices. Continue reading
The Board of Trustees of the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities (“The Alliance”) elected Miles K. Davis, president of Linfield University, as its new chair at their meeting on Sept.16. Continue reading
By 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
Washington Monthly recognized Linfield University, formerly known as Linfield College, as the No. 1 liberal arts college in Oregon for earnings and first-generation student performance in its 2020 College Guide and Rankings. Continue reading
Smoke from regional wildfires has continued to cause air-quality and visibility problems all over Oregon and Washington, and in particular at Linfield’s McMinnville and Portland campuses. Shifting winds and rapidly changing conditions continue to make this a situation we’re watching very closely. Continue reading
By 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
The Northwest Conference (NWC) Presidents’ Council, which represents Linfield and eight other colleges and universities, announced the decision to suspend all conference competition and championships until Jan. 1, 2021 based on changing federal, state, local and NCAA health directives. Continue reading
Hello Linfield students:
As the university continues to prepare for the start of the semester, we are doing our best to keep you updated on the changes to campus life and to answer all your individual questions. Today, I write to inform you about changes regarding COVID-19 testing, which will now be available on campus. Continue reading