Thomas G. Greene, Ed.D. | University of Portland

Thomas G. Greene, Ed.D.

Receiving the University’s highest honor, the Christus Magister Medal, is University Provost Thomas G. Greene, Ed.D. Dr. Greene has served the University of Portland and Catholic higher education for more than 35 years. As an instructor, administrator, professor and leader, Dr. Greene will conclude his career with retirement at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year. Dr. Greene joined UP in 1983 as an Adjunct Instructor. Before becoming a full-time member of the faculty in 2004, he enjoyed a long and distinguished career in public education. While at the University of Portland, he held leadership positions as Associate Dean of the School of Education (2004–07), Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School (2007–12), Interim Dean of the School of Education (2009–10), and Interim Provost (2012–13), before being named the University Provost in 2013. A brilliant and dedicated teacher who is devoted to his students, Dr. Greene has taught courses every fall and spring semester since 1983 in addition to his significant administrative leadership duties. In 2020, Dr. Greene was honored by the Congregation of Holy Cross, U.S. Province of Priests and Brothers, with the Spirit of Holy Cross Award.