Linfield University names Kerry Carmody Interim Chair of the Board of Trustees

Kerry Carmody talks at a podiumLinfield University on Tuesday announced that Vice Chair Kerry Carmody ’73 will assume a new role as Interim Chair of the Board of Trustees effective October 1. Carmody has served on the Board of Trustees since 2008, and currently serves as chair of Linfield’s $75 million “Spark Wonder” campaign, seeking to raise financial resources for endowed scholarships, faculty support and campus facilities. Continue reading

Wildcat Guardian app debuts for Linfield community

Hand holding phone displaying Wildcat Guardian appWith the start of a new academic year, safety is top of mind. As part of the Linfield University’s ongoing commitment to campus safety, Linfield Public Safety has partnered with Rave Mobile Safety to create Wildcat Guardian, a free mobile app that turns any smartphone into a personal safety device. By downloading this free safety app, members of the Linfield community can enhance their personal safety both on and off campus. Continue reading

President Davis welcomes students back for a new academic year

President Davis addresses the crowd from a podiumEditor’s note: this message was sent to Linfield students, employees and retirees on August 26 in The Linfield Ahead newsletter.

Dear Linfield community,

The start of another academic year is approaching quickly. Fall classes begin Monday, orientation and athletics are already in full swing, and a refreshing energy is palpable on both of our campuses. This is one of my favorite times of the year, and I hope you’re feeling similarly enthusiastic. Continue reading

Convocation addresses “Liberal Arts in Motion”

Marvin Henberg is no stranger to Linfield. The former professor, administrator and interim president presents the keynote address at Opening Convocation at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 28 in Ted Wilson Gymnasium. The talk is entitled “Liberal Arts in Action” and focuses on dispelling the myth that the liberal arts and sciences are not vocation-worthy. Continue reading

Linfield names its 2021 alumni award recipients

The Linfield University Alumni Association will honor four Wildcats for their hard work, innovation and generosity of spirit during its annual event, Linfield’s Finest, at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8 at The Grand, 325 NE Third Street, McMinnville. This year’s recipients are Sean Hoar ’80, Ashley (Russell) Blatchley ’06, Craig Ostbo ’15 and Ann Klein ’07. Continue reading