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Office of the Vice President for Student Life

Jeff Jordan






  Jeffrey C. Jordan
  Vice President for Student Life                                                                   

  B.A., Houghton College, 1983; M.S., State University of New York, College at Buffalo, 1985;

  Ed.D., Seattle University, 2004.

  At SPU since 2004.
  Phone: (206) 281-2481



  Sarah Walter
  Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life
  B.A., Southeast Missouri State University, 2000. At SPU since 2005.
  Phone: (206) 281-2481

Interim Dean of Students for Community Life



  Susan Okamoto Lane

  Interim Dean of Students for Community Life

  B.A., University of Washington, 1974; M.Ed., Lewis and Clark College, 1976;  

  At SPU since 1983.

  Phone: (206) 281-2845


Student Life Mission Statement

A complete understanding of education recognizes that learning occurs both in and outside of the classroom. Student Life is committed to providing educational opportunities and support services consistent with Seattle Pacific University’s mission. Student Life programs and services focus on individuals and groups with the purposes of:

  • supporting, complementing, and coordinating student learning consistent with University learning outcomes
  • providing opportunities for community development that enhance the student experience
  • addressing needs, overcoming barriers, and developing strategies for success
  • facilitating reconciliation in the context of a diverse community
  • guiding the discovery of giftedness and calling with a purpose of serving the common good
  • developing self-knowledge, skills, and practices for personal well-being and effective professional relationships
  • understanding and embodying integrity, civility, and wisdom in order to serve and lead



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2014-15 Office of Student Life Brochure

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