Defining Success

Finding Lutes who have achieved great things isn’t hard, in just about any endeavor you choose. Getting them to brag about it can be a little trickier.

I’m honored to announce that the Regents have selected Allan Belton to be our 14th president. Allan’s accomplishments in the two years he has served as acting president have greatly impressed our board, and we are delighted he has agreed to build on the forward momentum that has been created during his tenure in the role.

Ed Grogan ’93 Chair, Board of Regents

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PLU alumni Tarra Simmons in Olympia, Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Simmons won the law suit taken to the state Supreme Court permitting her to practice law with a felony condition.

Room for Redemption

Resilient PLU grad Tarra Simmons ’00 practices law post-conviction and advocates for progress in the criminal justice system.

Nate Schoening Center for Student Success at PLU

Build It and They Will Come

A generous donation from Dave ’68 and Chris ’68 Schoening, in honor of their late son Nate Schoening ’01, established a resource-rich campus hub to support students.

Korine Fujiwara walking onto the stage to the applause of the crowd after her opera, "The Flood"

Korine Fujiwara

Violin Lecturer Korine Fujiwara’s opera, “The Flood,” tells the story of a 1913 natural disaster and how it reverberates across generations.