University of Portland Bulletin 2018-2019

Office of the Provost

Elise Moentmann, Ph.D.

Associate Provost

B.A., Louisiana Tech University, 1985; M.A., ibid, 1988; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1998.

Eduardo Contreras, Jr., Ed.D.

Assistant Provost for International Education, Diversity, and Inclusion

B.A., University of Texas at Austin, 1998; M.A., ibid, 2001; Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2009; Ed.D., ibid, 2015.

John C. Orr, Ph.D.

Assistant Provost, Honors Program Director, Office of Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement

B.A., Hardin-Simmons University, 1980; M.A., University of Oklahoma, 1983; Ph.D., Duke University, 1992.

Xan Arch, M.S.
Dean of the Library
B.A. Stanford University, 1999; M.A., ibid, 2000; M.S., San Jose State University, 2007.

Jason S. McDonald, M.Ed.

Dean of Admissions

B.A., Whitman College, 1993; Ed.M., Washington State University, 1995.

Brenda Greiner, M.A.

Director, Shepard Academic Resource Center

B.S., Oregon State University, 1995; M.A., University of Portland, 2008.

Col. Eric L. Leshinsky, M.A.
Commander of Air Force ROTC, and Professor, Aerospace Studies
B.S., California State University, Sacramento, 1993; M.A., Webster University, 2002.

Roberta D. Lindahl, M.B.A.


B.S., University of Portland, 1997; M.B.A., ibid, 2000.

Daniel M. McGinty, M.A.
Director, Dundon-Berchtold Institute for Moral Formation and Applied Ethics
B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1995;.M.A., University of Portland, 1997.

Elizabeth A. Lee, Ph.D.

Director, Institutional Research

B.A., Drew University, 2003; M.S., The Pennsylvania State University, 2008; Ph.D., ibid, 2011.

Michael F. Johnson, Ph.D.
Coordinator, University Assessment & Accreditation, Institutional Research
B.A., Lafayette College, 2006; M.A., University of Hawaii Manoa, 2009; Ph.D., ibid, 2014.

Karen E. Eifler, Ph.D.

Executive Co-Director, Garaventa Center

B.A., University of California at Los Angeles, 1982; Ph.D., University of Nebraska at Lincoln, 1997.

Rev. Charles B. Gordon, C.S.C., Ph.D.

Executive Co-Director, Garaventa Center

B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1977; M.Div., ibid, 1986; Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1999.

David T. Houglum, Ph.D.

Director for Leadership, Franz Center

B.S., Pacific Lutheran University, 2003; M.A., Gonzaga University, 2008; Ph.D., ibid, 2012.

Peter B. Rachor, M.S.

Director for Entrepreneurship, Franz Center

B.A., Michigan State University, 1982; M.S., Northeastern University, 2018.

Glenna Andrews, B.A.

Director, Academic and Student Athlete Development

B.A., Lewis & Clark College, 2015.