Dr. James T. Covert, professor emeritus in history and founder and first director of the University of Portland Museum, passed away on October 13, 2016, at 84 years of age. The University Museum and Archives mourn his death and remember Dr. Covert for his dedication and commitment to teaching, generous service to the University, and preservation of UP history in his 36 years on The Bluff. He retired in 1997. Our memorial post about Dr. Covert’s work at the University and gallery of photos can be found at this link.
For more information contact Carolyn Connolly, museum coordinator, at email@example.com or x8038.