This year, Multnomah University awarded Dr. Norm Cook as the Honored
Alumnus of the year, recognizing him as an alumnus who exemplifies
Christ and the mission of Multnomah as demonstrated by his life.
On September 23, a special chapel event was held in his honor, with
Dr. Cook’s long-time friend, Bud Schaeffer, making a surprise guest
Dr. Cook: a missionary to Taiwan for 16 years, to Multnomah
Seminarian graduate, to chairman of Multnomah’s Intercultural Studies
department for 23 years.
In 2003, Dr. Cook retired. However, he continues counseling,
teaching weekend seminars, and speaking at various churches with Mrs.
“The Alumnus of the Year award is one of the highest honors
Multnomah can bestow on an alum, and Dr. Cook is certainly one worthy
of such recognition,” Michelle Peel, Multnomah’s director of alumni
To comment, check out the Alumnus of the Year post on the Multnomah University blog.
For more information, contact the Alumni department at 503.251.6460.