Please join the University community at 10:30 a.m. today, Monday January 27, in the Bauccio Commons Board Room as we welcome Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C. as the 20th president-elect. University regent Tom Arndorfer, who led the presidential search committee, will give brief remarks and Father Poorman will also speak. Please also stay afterwards to enjoy a short reception with coffee and pastries.
“I have had the great fortune to serve this fine institution for the past eleven years, ten as your president,” he wrote to the campus community on Friday, September 27. “I look forward to working with you throughout this academic year and meeting our goals for the Rise Campaign which will conclude at the end of this fiscal year. My experience here at UP has been nothing short of extraordinary and I will always cherish my time here on the Bluff. It has been my good fortune and blessing to work with an incredible group of faculty and staff, and to share my time here with wonderfully gifted and talented students. Thank you for all you do for this wonderful place. I appreciate the gifts that each of you bring. Know that you continue to be in my prayers daily.”
For more information, contact the president’s office at 7101 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
University president Rev. E. William Beauchamp, C.S.C., invites the University community to nominate candidates for the University’s annual presentation of honorary doctorates. Such men and women have in a remarkable way encapsulated the three central tenets of the University’s mission— teaching, faith, and service— and are notable in their professions and/or communities for dedication, commitment, creativity, service, and the manner in which they have turned their talents to the common good. Notes of nomination should be sent to John Soisson, special assistant to the president, at email@example.com, or Tom Greene, provost, at firstname.lastname@example.org, by the end of June. Names should be accompanied by a short explanation of the candidate’s life and work.
University president Rev. E. William Beauchamp, C.S.C., will give his annual State of the University Address and present the Alumni Awards on Tuesday, March 19. The luncheon is at the Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 S.W. Salmon. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., with the program from noon to 1 p.m. Seating is limited. Cost is $20 per person ($5 for students), or $200 for a table of 10. Online registration is available at http://rise.up.edu/events.
Fr. Beauchamp’s talk will include an update on the $175 million RISE Campaign for the University of Portland, the University’s achievements in athletics and academics, and other factors affecting the University’s short-and-long-term success. Also on the agenda will be the annual Alumni Awards. This year’s winners are John Lee ’64, ’73, winner of the Distinguished Alumni Award; Jack Roscoe ’64, winner of the Fr. Tom Oddo, C.S.C. Outstanding Service Award; Holly Lynn Ellis ’01, winner of the Contemporary Alumni Award; and UP senior Noelle Niedo ’13, winner of the Thomas A. Gerhardt ’55 Memorial Award for Student Leadership. For more information contact the marketing and communications office at 7202 or email@example.com.