University of Portland Bulletin 2021-2022

Academic Deans

Michael L. DeVaughn, Ph.D.

Dean, Dr. Robert B. Pamplin, Jr., School of Business Administration

A.B., Brown University, 1986; M.B.A., Indiana University, 1990; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2003.

Brian Fabien, Ph.D.

Dean, Shiley School of Engineering

B.E., The City College, CUNY, 1981; M.S., Columbia University, 1983; M.Phil., Columbia University,1990; Ph.D., ibid, 1990.

Norah Martin, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

B.A., Connecticut College, 1984; M.Litt., University of Edinburgh, 1989; Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1994..


Casey R. Shillam, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Nursing

B.A., Portland State University, 2000; B.S., Oregon Health & Science University, 2002; M.S., ibid, 2004; Ph.D., ibid, 2008.


John L. Watzke, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Education and Graduate School
B.A., University of Iowa, 1990; M.A., ibid, 1994; Ph.D., ibid, 2000.