Miles K. Davis, Linfield College president, will present the keynote address at opening convocation on Friday, Aug. 24, at 9:30 a.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium at Linfield. The talk is entitled “Why we need liberal arts education more than ever.”
Money magazine released its rankings for the “Best College for Your Money” in 2018, and Linfield College has the No. 1 spot among liberal arts colleges in Oregon. Continue reading
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, August 2, 2018. A poster of Muhammad Ali is the first thing visitors see when they enter Miles Davis’ office at Linfield College.
Linfield’s new president intentionally placed the poster in pride of place opposite the door. Below, he put a display case that holds a boxing glove, signed by the Olympic gold medalist and heavyweight champion of the world.
Linfield College is ranked No. 1 for graduates’ earnings in the state of Oregon, according to the career website Zippia. The San Mateo, Calif.-based website ranked four-year institutions by looking at the highest average earners 10 years after entering college, as reported by the College Scorecard.
The young artists and international faculty of the Castleman Quartet Program will present four free programs of chamber music in August during the program’s summer-in-residence at Linfield College. Continue reading
“We want to make sure every concert, every lecture is open to the public,” he said. “This is not just about education; we want people to enjoy it, too.” Continue reading
Reprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, June 7, 2018.
Back in 2005, Thomas Hellie was content with his job as director of the Kemper Foundation. He enjoyed the work, which put him into contact with colleges and universities across the nation; he liked living in Chicago; and he appreciated his vacations, which that spring took him and his wife, Julie Olds, to Oregon’s wine country.
Two Linfield College students will secure invaluable work experience at one of the largest sporting events in the world when they attend the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship game in Santa Clara, Calif.
Linfield College held Commencement exercises Sunday under a cloudless sky in the Oak Grove on its McMinnville campus, conferring Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees upon more than 640 students. Continue reading
Five Linfield College professors were honored for scholarly achievement, creative achievement, international scholarship and exceptional impact on the life of the college during a faculty award ceremony May 17. Continue reading