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In memoriam: William Swindells, 1930–2018

Willamette life trustee and supporter helped shape and support the university for nearly 50 years.

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Atkinson Lecture speaker says America has reached ‘a moment’ of decision

Native American activist Winona LaDuke discusses climate change, her role as a ‘water protector.’

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Working together for a ‘strong future’ for Willamette MBA

Professor Michael Hand will serve as interim dean of the Atkinson Graduate School of Management.

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Bridgeman named to Wendt Chair in Business Law

Curtis Bridgeman, dean of the Willamette University College of Law, has been appointed to the Roderick and Carol Wendt Chair in Business Law.

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A community message from President Thorsett

Ignorance and intolerance have no place in our society.

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Information forum on Claremont School of Theology

University leadership will update the community on current activities and plans between Willamette and CST.

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Campus update on advancement

VP Shelby Radcliffe provides an overview of FY18 progress.

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Willamette recognizes staff for outstanding service to the university

Eight employees receive Employee of the Year Awards, including the inaugural Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award.

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Nine faculty receive tenure, promotion

President Steve Thorsett and the Board of Trustees recognize faculty members’ teaching excellence, scholarly or creative accomplishment, and university and community service.

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Tax reform and higher education

Resources and information about how new legislation could impact Willamette and other colleges and universities.

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Next Cookies and Conversation planned for Tuesday

Afternoon casual conversation with university leadership open to all students.

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Masha Gessen asks, ‘Is democracy in danger?’

The fall 2017 Atkinson Lecture speaker finds autocratic parallels between recent political developments in Russia and America.

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Happy Birthday, Waller Hall!

The “old historic temple” turns 150.

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Cookies and Conversation planned for Tuesday

All Willamette students invited to join university leaders for this monthly event.

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Bearcats join forces to take on Portland Marathon

President Steve Thorsett, Coach Leslie Shevlin and Assistant Coach Katie Gruys were among finishers.

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Remembering Maribeth Collins

The former trustee and longtime friend of Willamette leaves a lasting legacy.

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Alumni Weekend reunites and reconnects

The campus community worked together to create a memorable, meaningful weekend for alumni.

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Fundraising brought in $17.785M for 2016–17

Gifts recognize the university’s past and future impact, will enhance the student experience.

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A historic commencement

Willamette’s three colleges celebrate their students’ achievements.

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Bearcats unite for Day of Service

In Salem and across the country, members of the Willamette country joined together to do good.

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President’s Task Force on Equity and Inclusion completes report

The group’s recommendations were presented to President Thorsett last week.

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Official statement in response to the withdrawal of federal protection for transgender rights

The group’s recommendations were presented to President Thorsett last week.

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Willamette Day photos

The group’s recommendations were presented to President Thorsett last week.

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Atkinson Lecture speaker Ta-Nehisi Coates addressed the lies that lead to racism

Willamette’s MLK Celebration concluded with a presentation by the 2015 National Book Award winner.

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President Thorsett’s messages regarding the executive order on travel and immigration

President Steve Thorsett offers his thoughts and reflections on recent executive orders.

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Willamette Day celebration events

Here are the events that kick off a yearlong celebration of Willamette’s past, present and future. Join in the festivities that begin Wednesday.

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Updates on communications and enrollment

Russ Yost and Jeremy Bogan will take on expanded roles after Oct. 7.

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Update on campus conversations and action items

President Thorsett outlines next steps after ASWU and faculty conversations.

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