Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., was inaugurated as University of Portland's
20th president on September 26, 2014. He was selected by the University of Portland Board of Regents in January 2014 and took office in July 2014. Fr. Poorman, who has also served as executive vice president at UP, succeeded Rev. E. William Beauchamp, C.S.C., president from 2004-2014.