The Evergreen Society recognizes those whose lifetime giving to the university is $50,000 to $99,999.
Charles Trombley graduated from Pacific University in 1954, then spent a 30-year career at the university. He demonstrated unwavering commitment to students and to the mission of Pacific. The Charles Trombley Society Diamond level honors those who gave $5,000 or more between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.
The Charles Trombley Society Platinum level recognizes those who gave $2,500 to $4,999 between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.
Pacific University launched its College of Business on July 1, 2013. The new college offers undergraduate majors in accounting, business administration, finance, international business and marketing — degrees previously offered within the College of Arts & Sciences. The college also will begin its first graduate degree, a master of science in finance, in January 2014. The college’s opening was funded almost entirely by philanthropic gifts from trustees, friends of Pacific University.
The Heart of Oak Society honors those individuals who have made long-term commitments to Pacific University by naming the university in their wills, arranging life income gifts (charitable trusts, gift annuities, etc.) or making gifts of life insurance or other estate assets. At their request, some members are not listed here.
Sidney Harper Marsh was Pacific's first president and spent much of his 25-year tenure diligently fundraising for the university and its mission. The following members of the Marsh Society are Boxers & Badgers who gave up to $499 between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.
Throughout the year, Pacific receives many gifts from donors wishing to commemorate a friend or loved one. Honorary gifts ensure that generations to come will have the opportunity to succeed at Pacific. The following honorary gifts were made between July 1, 2012, and June 30, 2013.
Almost two-thirds of Pacific University employees made financial gifts to the university during the 2012-2013 fiscal year. The 63 percent employee giving rate is among the top at Pacific’s peer universities.
Pacific University hosted its President’s Dinner in September 2012 (pictured). This year’s
President’s Reception in December will include the recognition of four new members being inducted into the President’s Circle, which honors those who have given $100,000, lifetime, to Pacific University. New members include Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon, Medical Research Foundation of Oregon, Steven Stewart ’69, and an anonymous donor.