Office of the President


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Meet Rahmat Shoureshi

Dr. Rahmat Shoureshi (pronounced Shoe-re-she) is PSU's ninth president. He is an experienced administrator and innovative academic who considers his work with students his greatest accomplishment.

Photo of President Shoureshi and StudentConvocation 2018

Portland State is making measurable progress to help students from all backgrounds succeed, and an array of new initiatives will help propel them on the path toward graduation. -> Read Speech ... -> View Video

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.