University of Portland Bulletin 2021-2022

Office of the Provost

Herbert A. Medina, Ph.D.

Provost and (effective July 1, 2021) Acting President

B.Sc., University of California at Los Angeles, 1985; M.S., University of California at Berkeley, 1987; Ph.D., ibid, 1992.

Elise Moentmann, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

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

Eduardo Contreras, Jr., Ed.D.

Associate 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 for Scholarly Engagement and Career Readiness

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.L.I.S., San Jose State University, 2007.

Amy E. Cavanaugh, M.S.

Director, Career Center

B.A., St. Mary’s College, Indiana, 1996; M.S., University Portland, 2006.

Carrie Donnellan

Interim Dean of Admissions

B.S., Eckerd College, 1997; M.B.A., University of Portland, 2010.

Col. R. Scott Grainger,M.M.A.S.

Commander of Air Force ROTC, and Professor, Aerospace Studies

B.S., University of Portland, 1994; M.S., University of Missouri, 1998; M.M.A.S., Air University, 2007.

Lt. Col. Jeremy L. Rockwell, M.B.A.

Commander of Army ROTC, and Professor, Military Science
B.S., Slippery Rock University, 2002 ; M.B.A., Pacific Lutheran University, 2013.

Glenna M. Andrews, B.A.

Assistant Athletic Director for Academic and Student-Athlete Development
B.A., Lewis & Clark College, 2015.

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.

Brenda Greiner, M.A.

Director, Shepard Academic Resource Center
B.S., Oregon State University, 1995; M.A., University of Portland, 2008.

Michael F. Johnson, Ph.D.

Director, Institutional Research
B.A., Lafayette College, 2006; M.A., University of Hawaii Manoa, 2009; Ph.D., ibid, 2014.

Roberta D. Lindahl, M.B.A.


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

Daniel M. McGinty,Ed.D.

Director, Dundon-Berchtold Institute for Moral Formation and Applied Ethics
B.A., University of Notre Dame, 1995;.M.A., University of Portland, 1997, Ed.D., ibid, 2019.

Michael J. Pelley, M.S.

Director, International Student Services
B.A., University of Oregon, 2009; M.S., University of Portland, 2009.