W.M. Keck Foundation announces $10 million gift for Linfield College’s new science facility

W.M. Keck Foundation donates largest gift in Linfield's historyLongtime-Linfield supporters donate largest gift in school’s history.

The W.M. Keck Foundation has committed a substantial gift to support Linfield College’s new science facility on the McMinnville Campus. The $10 million gift marks the largest single donation in Linfield’s history. Once built, the facility will be known as the W.M. Keck Science Center. Continue reading

Linfield Board of Trustees votes to change from college to university

Linfield College will become Linfield UniversityFEBRUARY 15, 2020 – The Linfield Board of Trustees voted Saturday to approve a name change from Linfield College to Linfield University.

“Linfield will change its name, but what won’t change is what makes us special,” said President Miles K. Davis. “Linfield will remain a small, high-quality, liberal arts institution. Now, though, we will be able to expand by having schools and colleges within the university and by offering master’s degrees.  Continue reading

Linfield offers free transfer applications, $16,500 to Concordia-Portland students

Linfield offers free transfer applications, $16,500 to Concordia-Portland studentsThis week’s announcement that Concordia University-Portland will close at the end of the semester represents a heart-wrenching loss for its students, faculty, staff and alumni. We are all lessened by it, and share in the loss.

In an effort to help affected students, Linfield has agreed to waive all application fees (online and McMinnville campus) for Concordia students. Continue reading

Linfield welcomes largest entering class in years

First Gen LuncheonReprinted with permission of the News-Register. By Starla Pointer, Aug. 19, 2019. Find more News-Register stories here.

Linfield College is expecting 532 new students to start classes later this month, the largest entering class in many years — and a result of comprehensive recruitment efforts involving everyone at the college, from professors to coaches to admission counselors to President Miles Davis. Continue reading