McMinnville campus pauses in-person activities through Feb. 2

Linfield University banner on campusThis week, Linfield University saw an increase in positive COVID-19 test results among its student population on the McMinnville campus. With an abundance of caution, in order to do everything possible to protect students, faculty and staff, Linfield University is pausing all in-person activities until Wednesday, Feb. 3. This includes in-person classes as well as athletic practices and meetings. Continue reading

Linfield’s online bachelor’s program No. 1 among Oregon private colleges

keyboard with Linfield logoFor the eighth year in a row, Linfield University has the highest-ranked online bachelor’s degree program among private colleges in Oregon. Linfield ranked 86th in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 edition of the “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs.” The annual report evaluates schools based on engagement, services and technologies, faculty credentials and expert opinion when deciding the online program rankings. No other private college in Oregon was ranked in the top 100. Continue reading

Linfield names new vice president for university advancement

Joseph Hunter, vice president for university advancementJoseph Hunter has agreed to join Linfield University as vice president for university advancement.

He will report to President Miles K. Davis, is responsible for designing and implementing comprehensive university advancement programs and serves as one of the five members of the President’s Leadership Team.

Hunter’s first day will be January 11. Continue reading

Linfield history professor receives top honors

History professor Lissa Wadewitz receives honors from Western History AssociationLissa K. Wadewitz, professor and chair of the Linfield University Department of History, received top honors by the Western History Association for her article, “Rethinking the ‘Indian War’: Northern Indians and Intra-Native Politics in the Western Canada-U.S. Borderlands.” The article was named the 2020 recipient of the WHA’s Oscar O. Winther Award, which recognizes the best article to appear in “Western Historical Quarterly” each academic year. Recipients are selected by the publication’s Board of Editors. Continue reading