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Patricia Campbell appointed dean of University College
5/19/17

Patricia Campbell appointed dean of University College

Campbell is the vice president and dean of graduate studies at the American Public University System and brings a broad background in both nonprofit and for-profit education sectors more

New Dean of the Graduate School Appointed
5/11/17

New Dean of the Graduate School Appointed

Provost Maria Pallavicini is pleased to announce that Thomas Naehr has been appointed Dean of the Graduate School. Naehr comes to Pacific from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC), where he has served as the Associate Dean of Graduate Studies since 2013. He begins his appointment July 7, 2017. more

2017 Faculty Retirement Reception Recap
5/11/17

2017 Faculty Retirement Reception Recap

On April 26, members of the Pacific community gathered to celebrate retiring faculty members on their many years of teaching and service. This year’s annual Retirement Reception, hosted by the Office of the Provost and the Emeriti Society, honored six retiring faculty members. more

5/11/17

Recap of Inaugural Faculty Development Leave Showcase

On April 27, the Office of the Provost hosted its inaugural Faculty Development Leave Showcase to give faculty who were on leave during the 2015-16 academic year the opportunity to present to the Pacific community the work they were doing while on leave. more

5/11/17

Research Day 2017 Recap

On Saturday, April 29, Pacific's annual events Research Day and Pacific Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference (PURCC) combined for the third year in a row to celebrate faculty, staff and student research and scholarship. more

Cindy Ostberg Named 2017 Law Day Recipient
5/11/17

Cindy Ostberg Named 2017 Law Day Recipient

On May 3, the San Joaquin County Bar Association awarded its 2017 Law Day Award to Dr. Cindy Ostberg, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Pacific Legal Scholars Program. The Law Day Award is presented annually to recognize individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the local legal community. Dr. Ostberg was honored for the Pacific Legal Scholars program, which she developed and has led since 2007. more

5/11/17

University Assessment Committee Responds to Feedback from Core Competency Forum

In Early February the University Assessment Committee (UAC) hosted the Core Competency Forum in which faculty, students, and staff were invited to provide feedback to the UAC regarding Pacific’s definitions of the core competencies and the next steps Pacific should take in response to assessment data. more

5/11/17

Provost Administrative Positions Update

An update on openings that have become available either to replace departing incumbents, to replace interim personnel on a permanent basis or due to an increase in responsibility pursuant to the Strategic Enrollment Plan. more

4/10/17

Pacific Scholarship Reaches Worldwide Audience Through Scholarly Commons

Scholarly Commons, the digital repository for University of the Pacific’s scholarly and creative works, launched in November 2016. In just five short months the repository has grown to 3,459 items uploaded and received a total of 64,258 downloads worldwide – in fact, other than Antarctica, Pacific scholarship has reached every continent on the planet through Scholarly Commons. more

4/3/17

Pacific faculty recognized for more than 850 years of service at annual luncheon

At the annual Faculty Years of Service Luncheon on March 23, 2017, President Eibeck and Provost Pallavicini honored faculty members celebrating their anniversaries of service at Pacific, ranging from 5 to 45(!) years. more

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