Linfield College president Miles K. Davis was elected to the board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, the organization announced February 5th. Continue reading
M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust continues investment in science education, research with new professor of biology at Linfield College
The M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust continued its decades-long investment in scientific education and research in the Pacific Northwest with the approval of six grants totaling $180,000 from its “New Faculty Start-up Grants” program to help fund new science faculty positions at five universities in Oregon and Washington – including $30,000 for a new biology professor at Linfield College. Continue reading
Linfield College will inaugurate Dr. Miles K. Davis as its new president on Friday, March 8, capping a week of celebration around the theme “Global thinking, local engagement.”
The ceremony will take place at 3 p.m. in the Ted Wilson Gymnasium in the Health, Human Performance and Athletics building on the college’s McMinnville campus. It will include a speech by award-winning performing artist Phylicia Rashad. Continue reading
Work by members of the Linfield College faculty will be featured during a faculty symposium recognizing “Global thinkers, local engagement” on Thursday, March 7, at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium in Melrose Hall at Linfield.
6) Major highs and lows at Linfield
Linfield College started 2018 with huge boost to its wine studies program and ended with redoubled efforts to increase enrollment and stabilize the budget. In the middle, President Thomas Hellie retired after 12 years and Miles Davis became Linfield’s 20th president in July. Continue reading
More than 80 students were honored with a traditional pinning ceremony after completing requirements for a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree from the Linfield-Good Samaritan School of Nursing Dec. 15.
Dear Linfield Community,
Events this past week call into question whether the grand experiment we call the United States of America can continue to stand. Can we survive, as a nation, when a white man in Kentucky failed to gain access to a black church, then goes to Kroger and shoots two black people? Can we survive as a nation when a man sends pipe bombs to those who disagree with his political philosophy? Can we survive as a nation when a man goes into a synagogue and murders 11 people because they belong to the Jewish faith?
The PhD Project, an award-winning program to increase diversity in management, has announced the 2018 inductees into The PhD Project Hall of Fame. They are: Dr. Mary Gilly, Senior Associate Dean and Professor of Marketing at the Paul Merage School of Business, University of California, Irvine; Dr. Miles Davis, President of Linfield College; Dr. Quinetta Roberson, Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership, School of Business at Villanova University. Continue reading
–U.S. News & World Report cites college for diversity, value and liberal arts program–
For the third year in a row, Linfield College holds the No. 1 spot among Pacific Northwest liberal arts colleges for “Best Ethnic Diversity,” according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report rankings released today.