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Student safety ambassadors help launch “Safer Together” initiative

New student safety ambassadors donning Viking caps and fluorescent vests begin patrolling campus this February after a month of training. They’re a key part of Portland State Interim President Stephen Percy’s plan to bolster campus safety. The paid students will answer questions, refer people to campus resources and provide assistance. Some other elements of the initiative include increased oversight of Campus Public Safety Office (CPSO) training and investigations by the the University Public Safety Oversight Committee, and improvements to campus buildings and physical security......READ MORE

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PSU Streetcar illustrating the President's Fact BookThe President's Fact Book

This fact book details current data and statistics from Portland State University, ranging from student demographics to sponsored research funding to national rankings. Data sources are listed in the final section. -> Learn More


Meet the 2019-2020 Presidential FellowsPresidential Fellows for 2019-2020

The Presidential Fellows Program is designed to enlist members of the faculty to explore and develop reports on important issues and opportunities at PSU.  Fellows will report on their work and their recommendations at a public event during the Spring term. -> Learn More


ASRC at NightFour New Board Appointments 

The Oregon Senate, on September 18, approved Governor Kate Brown’s appointments to the Portland State University Board of Trustees. They are: Dr. Yves Labissiere, Dr. Judith Ramaley, Lisa Sablan and E. Walter Van Valkenburg.   -> Learn More


The Campaign for PSU

A three-year, $300 million fundraising effort to support exceptional students and faculty — and initiatives that will serve our city and world. The campaign’s silent phase has already resulted in major gifts and pledges. -> Learn More


2020 and Beyond Budget Update from Interim President Stephen Percy

Dear Campus Community,

It is my intention to keep you informed as we move through the budget process this year. Last week, I reported to the Board of Trustee’s Finance & Audit Committee the steps we have taken to rebalance our budget in the current academic year, described the financial challenges that PSU faces in the years ahead, and shared the principles that will guide us as we pursue a diversified approach to budget management. -> Learn More