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

Anthony Jack, author of The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Poor Students, to speak to Linfield students and community

Anthony JackIn conjunction with the Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & Universities, Linfield College will cohost Anthony Jack, author of The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Poor Students, for a lecture Thursday, Nov. 14, at p.m. in Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall. 

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Oregon Supreme Court Justice Adrienne Nelson to give Linfield commencement address

Justice Adrienne NelsonAdrienne Nelson, the first African-American judge appointed to Oregon’s Supreme Court, will deliver the commencement address to the Linfield College class of 2019. 

Commencement is scheduled for Sunday, May 26, at 10 a.m. on the green between Melrose Hall and the President’s House. Learn more about Commencement weekend. Continue reading

OCF awards Linfield $150,000 for science facility

OCF grant to Linfield, Rusty Rae/News-Register

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The Oregon Community Foundation (OCF) awarded Linfield College a $150,000 grant for a new science facility on the McMinnville campus. The grant was recognized during a March 27 event at The Bindery in McMinnville, as part of a celebration of OCF’s support for Yamhill County nonprofits.  Continue reading