University of Portland announces Sandy Chung as new human resources director

Human Resources

September 28, 2015

Sandy Chung has been appointed director of human resources for the University of Portland, according to Alan Timmins, vice president for financial affairs.

Chung has extensive experience in human resources from her current position serving as director of employee and labor relations at Stanford University, and prior position as director of human resources and chief Title IX & diversity officer at Santa Monica College. She specializes in employment and equal learning opportunity laws, and has experience in work culture issues, compliance, processes, systems, and analytics.

magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College and a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, Chung is also a member of the California and Oregon State Bars. She was born in Seoul, South Korea, immigrated to the United States as a child, and grew up in the Portland area, where she graduated from Sunset High School.

Chung will assume her new duties beginning December 1, 2015. For more information contact financial affairs at 503.943.7507 or


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