Linfield 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
Soon, a two-block private road on the Linfield University McMinnville Campus will have a new name. What has been known as Brumback Street will instead become Lakamas Lane in an effort to better honor the history of Linfield, the surrounding area and the Native American community. Continue reading
Yamhill and Multnomah Counties, home to Linfield University’s two campuses, will both be in the state’s “high risk” category as of Friday, April 23. The change in county risk levels coincides with rising COVID-19 case counts and hospitalizations in those counties over the last two weeks. Continue reading
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
Editor’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
With COVID-19 case counts dropping and an increasing number of residents receiving vaccinations, the Oregon Health Authority announced that as of Friday, March 26, Yamhill County is considered to be lower risk. That’s down from moderate risk, where it had been since March 12. Continue reading
First-year student Cecilia Flores was selected to serve on McMinnville City Council’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Advisory Committee in early February. The new committee was created to help the council in decision-making for future policy developments concerning issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. Continue reading
The Linfield University Faculty Senate met (virtually) for the first time Friday, ushering in a new era of shared governance at the 163-year-old institution. Continue reading
Most graduate programs focus their coursework on a specialization in a single subject. Linfield University is reimagining what advanced degrees can be with the planned launch of three new graduate programs in fall 2021, available online and on the McMinnville campus. Continue reading
In an email to the Linfield community, President Miles K. Davis announced that the four-day pause on in-person activities on the McMinnville campus will end February 2. Normal activities will resume as of Wednesday, February 3, including employees reporting back to their regular duties and offices, and students returning to in-person classes. Continue reading