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Wim Wiewel announces 2017 retirement after 9 years as PSU president 

Portland State University President Wim Wiewel announced Wednesday he will retire after the next academic year, leaving a legacy of growth in enrollment, campus infrastructure, student support, faculty research and private philanthropy. Read more


Meet Wim

Wim Wiewel has been president of Portland State since 2008, guiding the university through a dramatic period of growth and increased independence. Wiewel is a nationally recognized expert on urban planning and university-community engagement.

President's Report

Portland State’s annual economic impact on the region tops $1.4 billion every year. But our reach goes well beyond a simple dollar value. We're educating the next generation of business leaders, teachers, tech entrepreneurs and more.

Five-year strategic plan for PSU

A renewed emphasis on student success, faculty excellence, equity and community engagement highlight Portland State’s new strategic plan. The plan sets goals and priorities that will guide PSU for the next five years. 

Giving to PSU

Gifts to PSU support scholarships that offer the opportunity to earn a college degree and transform the lives of our students. They also support academic excellence and valuable community partnerships.