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
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
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
Linfield University has hired Jennifer R. Madden as the inaugural dean of the School of Business and Joe Wilferth as the inaugural dean of the College of Arts and Science.
“Linfield University has now put in place a team of deans who are equipped to help lead us into the future,” said Linfield President Miles K. Davis. “It says a lot about the reputation of Linfield that, in a time of multiple challenges, we have attracted such talented and accomplished deans.” Continue reading
Dear students and families,
Linfield University remains committed to providing a full residential, liberal arts experience on campus for fall 2020. New safety and health protocols have been put into place, and dining, housing and student services will remain open and available for students. The Linfield experience will continue, even if it is modified for these challenging times. Classes will be offered in a mix of formats, including in-person, online and, in some cases, a (hybrid) combination of online and in-person. Continue reading
The presidents representing Linfield and eight other colleges and universities in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference released plans Wednesday for fall athletics teams. Continue reading