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University of the Pacific Pacific University is a private university located in Forest Grove, Oregon, United States about 40 minutes west of Portland. ... Image File history File links Summary From the Pacific website, detailing use of the University Seal, demonstrating an acceptable usage of the seal and wordmark together. ...

Motto None
Established July 10, 1851
Type Private
Endowment $ 167,423,000
President Donald DeRosa
Staff 966
Undergraduates 3457
Postgraduates 2739
Location Stockton (main campus) & San Francisco & Sacramento, California, USA
Campus 175 Acres/Urban (main campus)
Athletics 16 Varsity Teams
Colors Orange/Black
Nickname Tigers
Mascot Power Cat
Website www.pacific.edu

The University of the Pacific (also known as UOP,Pacific, and formerly known as College of the Pacific) is a private northern California university of the United Methodist Church, originally chartered on July 10, 1851, in Santa Clara, California, under the name California Wesleyan College. In 1858, the college opened the first medical school on the West Coast. The medical school later became part of Stanford University and is now California Pacific Medical Center. A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... A financial endowment is a transfer of money or property donated to an institution, with the stipulation that it be invested, and the principal remain intact. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... Nickname: Motto: Stocktons Great, Take A Look! Location in the state of California Coordinates: Country United States State California County San Joaquin County Incorporated 1850 Government  - Mayor Edward J. Chavez  - City Manager J. Gordon Palmer, Jr. ... “San Francisco” redirects here. ... “Sacramento” redirects here. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... The United Methodist Church is the largest Methodist denomination. ... is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Location of Santa Clara within Santa Clara County, California. ... Year 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas, USA. A medical school or faculty of medicine is a tertiary educational institution or part of such an institution that teaches medicine. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... “Stanford” redirects here. ... California Pacific Medical Center is one of the largest private, not-for-profit, academic medical centers in Northern California. ...


In 1871, the campus was moved from Santa Clara to San Jose, California, and the college opened its doors to women, becoming the first independent co-educational campus in California. In 1878, the Conservatory of Music was established at Pacific, making it the first of its kind west of the Mississippi River. In 1911, the name was changed to College of the Pacific (COP). In 1924, the campus moved to Stockton, and in 1961, it was renamed University of the Pacific. 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see San José. Nickname: Location of San Jose within Santa Clara County, California. ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A university school of music or college of music, or academy of music or conservatoire (British English) — also known as a conservatory (American English) or a conservatorium (Australian English) — is a higher education institution dedicated to teaching the art of music, including the playing of musical instruments, musical composition, musicianship...


In 1962, Pacific merged with the San Francisco College of Physicians and Surgeons, and then in 1966, with the McGeorge School of Law (established in 1924 in Sacramento). This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... McGeorge School of Law is a private, ABA-accredited law school in the Oak Park neighborhood of the city of Sacramento, California, commonly known as Pacific McGeorge as it is part of the University of the Pacific which is located in Stockton, California. ... “Sacramento” redirects here. ...


Pacific was one of the state's first institutions for higher learning, chartered at about the same time as the present Santa Clara University. There are three professional schools: the top-ten ranked Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco, the top-100 ranked McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, and the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on the main campus in Stockton. The Santa Clara Mission is a notable on-campus landmark. ... The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is a school of dentistry located in the Pacific Heights area of the United States city of San Francisco. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... McGeorge School of Law is a private, ABA-accredited law school in the Oak Park neighborhood of the city of Sacramento, California, commonly known as Pacific McGeorge as it is part of the University of the Pacific which is located in Stockton, California. ... “Sacramento” redirects here. ... Nickname: Motto: Stocktons Great, Take A Look! Location in the state of California Coordinates: Country United States State California County San Joaquin County Incorporated 1850 Government  - Mayor Edward J. Chavez  - City Manager J. Gordon Palmer, Jr. ...


In May 2007, the University announced an estate gift of $100 million from Robert C. and Jeannette Powell. The gift was unusual in its size for an institution like Pacific that is not primarily research-focused. Only 29 other universities throughout the world had received a larger gift in the prior 40 years.

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Campus

The Stockton campus, featuring an imposing bell tower, countless rose gardens, and curious acoustic columns, has been used in the filming of several Hollywood films, partly due to its aesthetic likeness to East Coast Ivy League universities. Its most notable appearances were in the movies Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Sure Thing and Dead Man on Campus. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... ... For other uses, see Ivy League (disambiguation). ... Raiders of the Lost Ark, also known as Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark, is a 1981 adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg, produced by George Lucas and starring Harrison Ford. ... The Sure Thing is a 1985 romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner and written by Stephen L. Bloom and Jonathan Roberts. ... Dead Man on Campus is a 1998 comedy starring Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Tom Everett Scott. ...


The Stockton Campus is home to three main residential halls: Grace Covell Hall, Southwest Hall and the Quad Buildings. The Quads are composed of many separate smaller residence halls in close proximity to each other. Grace Covell is the largest residence hall on campus holding more than 350 students while Southwest and the Quads hold a significantly lower number of students. Upperclassmen can find housing in the University Townhouses on the northeast side of campus or in the two brand new apartment buildings known as Monagan and Brookside Hall.


In 2008, the university will open a brand new state-of-the-art $30 million University Center to centralize all campus student-centered activities. This University Center will house a new central dining hall, mailroom, student cafe, pub, bookstore and conference centers, replacing the old McCaffrey Center. It is also concurrently building a new $20 million Biological Sciences Center that will provide advanced classroom and laboratory facilities for students studying the natural science and the health sciences.


The campus is also home to Morris Chapel, a Methodist church and lovely wedding spot popular because of its simple architecture, excellent acoustics and photogenic backdrops. // In 1937 University of the Pacific President Knoles envisioned the chapel which has become a Stockton, California landmark. ... The Methodist movement is a group of denominations of Protestant Christianity. ...


Demographics

As of 2006, the Stockton campus had 4,704 students (3,535 undergraduates, 638 professional pharmacy students, and 531 graduate students, mostly in the fields of education and business). Approximately 80% are from California; the rest are from 43 other states and 42 other countries. 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ...


The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry had 510 students, and the McGeorge School of Law had 1037 students. The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is a school of dentistry located in the Pacific Heights area of the United States city of San Francisco. ... McGeorge School of Law is a private, ABA-accredited law school in the Oak Park neighborhood of the city of Sacramento, California, commonly known as Pacific McGeorge as it is part of the University of the Pacific which is located in Stockton, California. ...


Forty-four percent of undergraduates are from ethnic and racially under-represented American minorities, and another four percent are from other countries. (Thirteen percent did not state ethnicity and are listed as "Unknown.") (Common Data Set for 2006)

  • African-American 3%
  • Asian/Pacific Islander 33%
  • Hispanic 9%
  • Multi-ethnic 3%
  • Native American 1%
  • White/Caucasian 39%
  • Unknown 13%
  • Male: 1988 42%
  • Female: 2716: 58%

Academics

For an institution its size, the school is unusual in the breadth and mix of undergraduate and professional education it offers. It currently offers more than 100 programs and grants more than 60 undergraduate degrees. Graduate degrees are offered (M.M., M.Ed., M.A., MBA and M.S.), including educational specialist in school psychology (Ed.S.), and doctoral (D.P.T., Ed.D. and Ph.D.) degrees in over 15 departments, in five schools and colleges. In total, Pacific issues the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BS)
  • Bachelor of Music
  • Master of Arts (MA)
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Laws (LLM)
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Science (MS)
  • Education Specialist (EdS)
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
  • Doctor of Education (EdD)
  • Juris Doctor (JD)
  • Master of Laws (LLM)
  • Doctor of Juridical Science (JSD)
  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

These degrees are offered across nine schools and a graduate office within the University. These include:

  • Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry , San Francisco
  • Gladys L. Benerd School of Education, Stockton
  • College of the Pacific: the University's school of science and liberal arts, Stockton
  • Conservatory of Music] the first conservatory of music on the West Coast, Stockton
  • Eberhardt School of Business, Stockton
  • Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Stockton
  • McGeorge School of Law , Sacramento
  • School of Engineering and Computer Science, Stockton
  • School of International Studies: one of six undergraduate schools of international studies in the United States, Stockton
  • The Office of Research and Graduate Studies, Stockton

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, once an adjunct professor, continues to teach at the McGeorge School of Law. The school's programs of study can be found on the school's Academics page. The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is a school of dentistry located in the Pacific Heights area of the United States city of San Francisco. ... McGeorge School of Law is a private, ABA-accredited law school in the Oak Park neighborhood of the city of Sacramento, California, commonly known as Pacific McGeorge as it is part of the University of the Pacific which is located in Stockton, California. ... The School of International Studies, or SIS, is a school within University of the Pacific. ... Anthony McLeod Kennedy (born July 23, 1936) has been an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court since 1988. ...


Athletics

The University of the Pacific competes in NCAA Division I athletics as the Pacific Tigers, primarily in the Big West Conference. Headed by Lynn King, the athletics department sponsors 16 sports: baseball, men's and women's basketball, women's cross-country, women's field hockey, men's golf, women's soccer, women's softball, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's volleyball and men's and women's water polo. The university's two national championships have come in women's volleyball. The school ended its football program in 1995. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Big West Conference (BWC) is an NCAA-affiliated Division I major college athletic conference that formerly sponsored Division I-A American football. ... This article is about the sport. ... This article is about the sport. ... The Minnesota State Highschool Cross Country Meet A cross country race in Seaside, Oregon. ... A game of field hockey in progress Field hockey is a popular sport for men and women in many countries around the world. ... This article is about the sport. ... Football is a ball game played between two teams of eleven players, each attempting to win by scoring more goals than their opponent. ... Soft ball is also a sugar stage Softball is a team sport, in which a ball, eleven to twelve inches (or rarely, 16 inches) (28 to 30. ... This article concentrates on human swimming. ... For other uses, see Tennis (disambiguation). ... Volleyball is an Olympic sport in which two teams separated by a high net use their hands, arms or (rarely) other parts of their bodies to hit a ball back and forth over the net. ... Water polo is a team water sport combining some elements of swimming and handball. ... Look up Football in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Facilities include the 350-seat Bill Simoni Field for softball, the 6,150-seat Alex G. Spanos Center for basketball and volleyball, the 30,000-seat Amos Alonzo Stagg Memorial Stadium for soccer (and until 1995, football), the Hal Nelson Tennis Courts and the Chris Kjeldsen Pool. The 2,500-seat NCAA Division I Klein Family Field for baseball was completed in 2007. Stagg Memorial Stadium is a 28,000-seat multi-purpose stadium in Stockton, California. ...


Administration

The University is currently headed by President Donald DeRosa, who became the university's 23rd president in 1995. During his tenure, the university has undertaken a $200 million fundraising campaign to construct, among other things, a University Center, Biological Sciences Center, multipurpose gymnasium, a library addition, and the Klein Family Field for baseball. Serving under the president are various vice presidents. In 2005, former Stanford Athletic Director Ted Leland announced that he would return to his undergraduate alma mater as Pacific's Vice President of University Advancement. “Stanford” redirects here. ...


The president is selected by the University's Board of Regents, consisting of 27 members, including U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Janice Brown, U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Connie M. Callahan. Former members are occasionally named Emeritus Board Members. This list includes San Diego Chargers owner Alex G. Spanos. The Honorable Janice Rogers Brown Janice Rogers Brown (born May 11, 1949 in Greenville, Alabama) is a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. ... “Chargers” redirects here. ... Alexander Gus Spanos (born September 28, 1923 in Stockton, California) is an American real estate developer and self-made billionaire who owns the San Diego Chargers. ...


The provost, Philip N. Gilbertson, serves as the University's chief academic officer, overseeing all of the University's schools and divisions. The Council of Deans comprises all academic deans, associate and assistant provosts, the Director of Planning and Research, and the Academic Budget Officer.


Greek life

Greek life plays an important role at University of the Pacific where there are four on-campus social fraternity houses, four on-campus social sorority houses, and five multicultural fraternities that are overseen by the University's Department of Housing and Greek Life.


Fraternities

Sororities Theta Chi (ΘΧ) is an international college fraternity for men. ... Delta Upsilon (ΔΥ) is one of the oldest international, all-male, college, Greek-letter social fraternities and is the first non-secret fraternity ever founded. ... Pi Kappa Alpha International Fraternity (ΠΚΑ) is an international, secret, social, Greek-letter, college fraternity. ... Sigma Chi (ΣΧ) is one of the largest and oldest all-male, college, Greek-letter social fraternities. ...

Multicultural organizations Alpha Phi (ΑΦ) is a fraternity for women founded at Syracuse University on October 10, 1872. ... Delta Delta Delta (ΔΔΔ), also known as Tri Delta, is a national collegiate sorority founded on November 27, 1888. ... Delta Gamma (ΔΓ) is one of the oldest and largest womens fraternities[1] in the United States and Canada, with its Executive Offices based in Columbus, Ohio. ... Kappa Alpha Theta (ΚΑΘ) is an international womens fraternity founded on January 27, 1870 at DePauw University. ...

Professional fraternities This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Gamma Alpha Omega Sorority, Inc. ... Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Incorporated (also known as O D Phi) began as a Hispanic-based student organization, but has grown to become one of the most diverse fraternities in the United States. ... Xi Chi Sigma (ΞХΣ, also known as XCS) is an Asian-interest fraternity founded in Stockton, California. ...

Service fraternities Alpha Chi Sigma (ΑΧΣ) is a professional fraternity specializing in the field of chemistry. ... The Coat-of-Arms of Kappa Psi Kappa Psi (ΚΨ) is the largest and oldest professional pharmaceutical college fraternity in the world. ... Mu Phi Epsilon (ΜΦΕ) is a co-ed international professional music fraternity and honor society. ... Rho Pi Phi International Fraternity(ΡΠΦ) is a co-ed professional fraternity that dedicates itself to the profession of pharmacy. ... ΦAΔ (Phi Alpha Delta), or PAD, is the largest co-ed professional law fraternity in the United States of America. ... Phi Delta Chi (ΦΔΧ) Pharmacy Fraternity was founded on 2 November 1883 at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor by 11 men, led by Dean Albert B. Prescott. ... Phi Mu Alpha (ΦΜΑ) Sinfonia is a collegiate social fraternity for men of musicianly character. ... Sigma Alpha Iota (ΣΑΙ) is a music fraternity for women. ... ΛKΣ (Lambda Kappa Sigma) headquartered in Muskego, Wisconsin is an international pharmacy fraternity founded in 1913 by Ethel J. Heath and eight other female students at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. ...

Honors societies Alpha Phi Omega (commonly known as APO, but also ΑΦΩ, A-Phi-O, and A-Phi-Q) is a co-ed service fraternity organized to provide community service, leadership development, [1] and social opportunities to college students. ...

Approximately 20% of Pacific students are involved in Greek life at Pacific. The bent at Iowa Alpha (Iowa State University) Tau Beta Pi (ΤΒΠ or TBP) is the national engineering honor society in the United States and the second oldest collegiate honor society in the US. It honors students who have shown a history of academic achievement as well as a commitment to...


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Notable coaches

  • John Dunning, won 2 NCAA women's volleyball titles and had 7 Final Four appearances as Pacific's head coach from 1985-2000; now head coach at Stanford University
  • Jon Gruden, former UOP Assistant Football Coach, current Head Coach of the NFL's Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Terry Liskevych, former 3-time Olympic women's volleyball head coach; Pacific's head coach from 1977-84
  • Ed Sprague, former Major League Baseball all-star; current head baseball coach, 2004-present
  • Amos Alonzo Stagg, "The Grand Old Man of Football", head football coach at Pacific from 1933-46
  • Bob Thomason, 5-time Big West Coach of the Year and school's all-time winningest men's basketball coach; Pacific's head coach from 1988-present

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University of the Pacific - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1308 words)
The University of the Pacific (also known as Pacific or UOP) is a private northern California liberal-arts university originally chartered on July 10, 1851 in Santa Clara, California, under the name California Wesleyan College by the California Supreme Court.
In 1925, the campus moved to Stockton, and in 1961, it was renamed University of the Pacific.
The University of the Pacific competes in NCAA Division I athletics as the Pacific Tigers, primarily in the Big West Conference.
Pacific University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1632 words)
Pacific University is a private university located in Forest Grove, Oregon, USA about 40 minutes west of Portland.
Pacific University is presently in the process of expanding.
She was instrumental in developing Pacific’s Physical Therapy program and was the first woman on the West Coast to chair the P.E. and Health Department in a college or university.
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