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An Open Letter on Access for All Students

Karen Hille Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

Dear Campus Community: It has been reported by many reputable news organizations recently that aides are clearing the way for President Donald Trump to take the first steps toward transforming


LISTEN Campaign

Dear Campus Community: I am writing to remind you of an invitation I made earlier this semester to participate in the first Listen forum on understanding and responding to implicit

An Open Letter: Transgender Day of Remembrance

Transgender Day of Remembrance graphic

Dear Campus Community: This Sunday, November 20th, is the annual observance of the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Founded in 1999, TDOR is an opportunity to memorialize the people murdered because

A Plea for Unity

Dear Campus Community: This election has heightened feelings of alienation, anxiety, and vulnerability, and it has exposed divisions in our society, much deeper than any of us realized.  The pain

Fall Forum on Sexual Assault and Violence

Panoramic view of Red Square

Dear Campus Community: Please join me and the entire campus community as we continue open dialogues on  sexual   assault  and violence on campus in an effort to expand community

Opening Remarks for Convocation 2016

2016 CONVOCATION |  President’s Remarks | September 6, 2016 On behalf of the whole university community, I welcome all new members of the PLU community: students, faculty, staff, administrators, regents,

The Passing of Thomas Pfeifle

Tom Pfeifle running on the PLU Track and Field team. (Photo courtesy of PLU Athletics)

UPDATE: PLU will host a celebration of life for Tom Pfeifle on Sept. 22 in Lagerquist Concert Hall at 6 p.m. The ceremony is one of many ways the campus community is