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Prior to his inauguration in 2014, Fr. Poorman shared his vision for the University of Portland and talked about his values and the defining moments of his life that will shape his presidency at UP.

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Mark Poorman Is University Of Portland's New President -- OPB/Think Out Loud, September 30, 2014

Hardest part of becoming new University of Portland president? Moving out of the dorms, Mark Poorman says -- The Oregonian, September 26, 2014

Rev. Mark L. Poorman, C.S.C., inaugurated as University of Portland’s 20th President -- UP media release, September 26, 2014

Poorman to take the helm at Inauguration Ceremony -- The Beacon, September 25, 2014

A key time for that university on the bluff: Editorial -- The Oregonian, June 15, 2014

The University's 20th President -- Portland Magazine, Spring 2014

University of Portland announces Rev. Mark L. Poorman as president-elect -- UP media release, January 27, 2014

Poorman set ambitious goals for presidency -- The Beacon, January 25, 2014 


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