BREAKING: NCAA releases report on SPU infractions

SPU Athletics to face two-year probationary period

The NCAA announced Friday morning the specific sanctions faced by SPU Athletics as a result of self-reported rules violations associated with its women’s soccer program. As published on the SPU Athletics website, the NCAA Committee on Infractions assessed penalties against SPU and the former head coach of women’s soccer, including a two-year probationary period for […]

Estimated cost of attendance at SPU over $50,000

Next year's tuition up 4.7 percent, student financial assistance available

This article was updated on March 10, 2017 to reflect more accurate information. As the cost of living in Seattle keeps rising, so does the cost of attendance at Seattle Pacific University. In an email last Friday afternoon, President Dan Martin announced that tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year has risen to $40,464. After mandatory fees […]

Breaking: 2017-2018 Tuition Announced

Updates to follow

Read the updated story here. Today President Dan Martin announced in an email the undergraduate tuition cost for the 2017-2018 academic year has risen to$40,464 with a total cost increase of 4.7 percent. He explained that the numbers came out of meetings with students, staff and faculty, and were ultimately approved by the university’s Board of […]

VP Search Update

On Friday, Feb. 3, the Office of President Dan Martin announced the first candidate for SPU’s first-ever Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  The message sent out to staff and faculty named Dr. Brian Bantum as the initial candidate for VPDEI, also noting that Bantum has served at SPU since 2009 and is currently […]

Travel ban sparks noise

Public rallies in response to executive order

News of President Donald Trump’s executive order that detailed a travel ban barring citizens of seven predominantly-Muslim nations and all refugees from entry into the U.S. on Friday reverberated across the U.S. and the world, causing activists, politicians and others to gather at airports nationwide, including Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, to denounce the policy. By early […]

Trump supporters stifled on campus amidst local protesting

For senior Daniel Fenlason, openly identifying as a Trump supporter means facing assumptions that he must hate women, the LGBTQ community, immigrants, minorities and anyone who is against the president — assumptions that, Fenlason says, are simply not true of him. “I have friends from all of these groups and many of them support President […]