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Multnomah Welcomes New Psychology Department Head


Multnomah University is proud to announce its newest faculty member, Dr. Elizabeth List, who will begin her position as Chair of the Psychology Department and Assistant Professor on January 1, 2009. This full-time position is new to Multnomah University. Dr. List permanently replaces Professor Dave Jongeward's temporary position as Chair of the Psychology Department.

Multnomah hired Dr. List to develop a psychology major by Fall 2009 semester. After the psychology major is established, she will also be responsible for creating a new Master of Arts degree in Counseling as well.

Dr. List has a clinical doctorate in psychology from Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California. She has been teaching since 2001 and has taught psychology and counseling classes at Azusa. She also taught locally at Western Seminary, and Warner Pacific College both in Portland, Oregon. She was the director of Faculty and Curriculum development at Warner Pacific.


"My goal is to create solid counselors who serve God's people in this capacity," Dr. List said. "I look forward to being part of Multnomah's family."

"The Academic Dean's Council is very excited about hiring Dr. Elizabeth List. She brings excellent academic credentials, teaching experience, practical counseling experience and strong administrative leadership," Dave Jongeward said. "She is a very capable scholar, teacher, counselor, administrator, visionary, and team player. We welcome her to our collegiate faculty with much excitement and anticipation."

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For more information about Multnomah's upcoming Psychology major and other academic programs, please contact Admissions at 503.251.6485 or

About Multnomah

Multnomah University is a fully accredited, private, non-denominational, Christian institution of higher education, located in Portland, Oregon. Made up of an undergraduate Bible college, a biblical seminary, a graduate school, an adult degree completion program, and an online distance-learning program, Multnomah issues bachelor's and master's degrees, and professional certifications and endorsements.