News - September 2015

University of Portland announces Sandy Chung as new human resources director

Human Resources

September 28, 2015

Sandy Chung has been appointed director of human resources for the University of Portland, according to Alan Timmins, vice president for financial affairs.

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University of Portland Announces Transformational Gift for Academic Support from Amy Dundon-Berchtold and Jim Berchtold '63

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Dundon-Berchtold Institute

Development

September 22, 2015

University of Portland President Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., announced a $15 million commitment from Board of Regents member Amy Dundon-Berchtold and Jim Berchtold ’63.

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Karen Eifler, co-director of University of Portland Garaventa Center and education professor, receives 2015 Spirit of Holy Cross Award

Garaventa Center

Awards and Rankings

September 16, 2015

Karen Eifler, a professor in the University of Portland’s School of Education and co-director of the Garaventa Center for Catholic Intellectual Life and American Culture at UP, has received a 2015 Spirit of Holy Cross Award.

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UP civil engineering professor, associate dean Mark Kennedy receives Oregon Engineer of the Year Award from American Society of Civil Engineers

Engineering

Awards and Rankings

September 3, 2015

Mark Kennedy, University of Portland civil engineering professor and associate dean for the Shiley School of Engineering, has received the 2014-2015 Oregon Engineer of the Year Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).

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U.S. News & World Report ranks UP 7th in West; among top ten for 21st consecutive year

Awards and Rankings

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September 2, 2015

For the 21st consecutive year, University of Portland has received a top-ten ranking by U.S. News & World Report, which today released its “2016 America’s Best Colleges” publication.

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Alumna Margaret Trout '97 appointed director of the Health Center for University of Portland

Health Center

September 1, 2015

Margaret Trout ’97 has been appointed director of the Health Center for the University of Portland, announced Rev. Gerard Olinger, C.S.C., vice president for student affairs.

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