Presidential Advisory Committees
Six standing Presidential Advisory Committees (PAC) provide advice and recommendations to the president on matters relating to athletics, health and safety, information technology, student media and sustainability.
The president of the University appoints committee members annually at the beginning of fall semester. Committee members serve for a year and represent a broad range of constituents including faculty, staff, and students. Please see Appointments for current and previous year committee members. Please explore the links to the left for more information regarding each of the PACs.
Committee on Athletics
The athletics committee advises the president on matters relating to athletics at the University. This includes monitoring of programs and facilities on campus as well as compliance with federal, state, and NCAA regulations. The committee works closely with the Office of Athletics.
Committee on Health and Safety
The health and safety committee advises the president on matters relating to health and safety at the University. This includes monitoring compliance with federal and state regulations as well as making recommendations for improvements in facilities and services. The committee works closely with the Division of Student Affairs (Office of Public Safety) and the Division of Financial Affairs (Office of Physical Plant).
Committee on Inclusion
Diversity is at the heart of a University of Portland and Holy Cross Education. The University of Portland shall maintain a standing Presidential Advisory Committee on Inclusion (PACOI), which reports to the president. It is the mission of the PACOI to foster a community that reflects the values set forth in the University’s Mission Statement, Statement on Inclusion, and Nondiscrimination Clause. The PACOI is composed of a cross section of university representatives including faculty, administrators, staff, and students.
Committee on Information Technology
The information technology committee advises the president on matters relating to technology at the University. This includes monitoring progress of technology goals and making recommendations for improvements in services, infrastructure, and other resources. The committee works closely with the Division of Information Services (Office of Academic Technology, Office of Technical Support and Office of Web and Enterprise Services).
Committee on Student Media
Committee on Sustainability
The sustainability committee advises the president on matters relating to the long run impact of the University and its members on the environment, the community, and the economy.