Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Marlene Moore is the Powers Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence at University of Portland where she has been a faculty member in biology since 1976. She earned her doctorate at Baylor College of Medicine and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Endocrinology at Oregon Health Sciences University. She served as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences for eleven years. Before becoming dean, she chaired the science division for seven years and served as special assistant to the dean for science development for three years. As an administrator she spearheaded development of the undergraduate research program and revision of the University’s General Education, Honors, Social Justice, Community-Based Learning and assessment programs. Her work with PKAL started with her attendance of the first PKAL national meeting in 1991. Currently she is a PKAL Scholar-in-Residence.