For the Press

Media Inquiries

Welcome to the PLU Press Room, your one-stop shop for discovering—and connecting with—all the amazing stories happening every day at Pacific Lutheran University. From here, you can check out our published news stories, find the perfect faculty expert for practically every topic, link directly to our always-active social-media sites and scan our continually updated calendar for year-round campus events.

PLU’s Director of Communications, Zach Powers, will happily assist you with story ideas and development; connecting with students, faculty, staff and administrators; arranging interviews and photos; and providing art, video or context for your publication.

Faculty Experts

At PLU, 80% of professors have a Ph.D. or the highest degree possible in their fields. Our distinguished faculty members have consummate expertise in a variety of fields and disciplines, from Kinesiology Professor Dr. Colleen Hacker, a Mental Skills Coach for five Olympic Games, to Egyptologist and Faculty Fellow in Humanities Dr. Donald P. Ryan.