Office of the President

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Welcome, Interim President Menjares

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Dr. Pete Menjares has been named interim president of Seattle Pacific University beginning July 1, 2021. Dr. Menjares most recently served as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Vanguard University. Meet the interim president here.




Resignation announcement

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SPU President Daniel J. Martin announced his resignation in an email to the SPU community on March 30, 2021. He also released a short personal farewell video to the campus.




Learn more about Seattle Pacific University’s history.

SPU Presidents

1893–1916
Alexander A. Beers

1916–26
Orrin E. Tiffany

1926–59
C. Hoyt Watson

1959–68
C. Dorr Demaray

1968–82
David L. McKenna

1982–91
David C. Le Shana

1991–94
Curtis A. Martin

1994–95
E. Arthur Self

1995–2012
Philip W. Eaton

2012–2021
Daniel J. Martin