Men’s and women’s wrestling become first new Wildcat sports in quarter century

photo of Linfield wrestling gearLinfield University on Monday announced the addition of men’s and women’s wrestling teams, which will begin competition in the fall of 2022.

The university will hire a coach for the programs right away, and begin recruiting for next year. Men’s and women’s wrestling will become the 22nd and 23rd NCAA Division III sports at Linfield, which has a strong tradition of student athletics. Continue reading

Notes of encouragement for the Linfield community

In early March, Linfield’s Office of University Advancement sent a mailing to key donors and supporters. Pre-addressed and pre-stamped postcards were included in that mailing, with the request that recipients take a moment to share words of encouragement with faculty and students for the final weeks of the spring semester. More than 70 of those postcards were returned. Continue reading

Linfield trustees approve plan to add faculty representatives to Board

Linfield Trustees to Consider Adding Faculty Representatives to BoardEditor’s note: The Board of Trustees approved the resolution May 1, 2021.

The Linfield Board of Trustees announced today that it plans to vote in early May on a new organizational structure that changes the role of faculty in university governance, with the intention of increasing faculty representation and giving voice to all three academic units. Continue reading