The Psalm Visual Arts Gallery is featuring the events surrounding Inauguration of Corban’s tenth president for its September/October show. The show also unveils the new portrait of Dr. Sheldon C. Nord painted by Portland artist Annie Salness who also did the portrait of Dr. Reno Hoff.
On July 1, 2013, Dr. Sheldon C. Nord became the 10th president of Corban University as successor to Dr. Reno Hoff who served from 1999 to 2013. Over the past three decades, Nord has been part of the Corban family on almost every level: student, alumnus, employee, vice president, trustee, president-elect, and now, president.
Dr. Nord’s career includes Advisor to the President at Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia), 1994-95; Assistant Director of Admissions, Indiana University, 1995-96; Dean and Vice President for Student Affairs at Oregon Institute of Technology, 1997-2002; Dean of Students, Weber State University (Utah), 2002-03; Vice President for Student Affairs, Eastern Oregon University, 2003-07; President, Universitas Pelita Harapan (Indonesia), 2007-10; Vice President for Student Services, North Idaho College, 2010-2012;
and President-elect at Corban, 2012-13.
His education includes a B.S. in Social Science from Corban University; Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration from Oregon State University; Ph.D. in Higher Education at Indiana University; and post-doctoral work at Harvard University’s Institute for Higher Education.
Dr. Nord’s family includes his wife, Jamie, and daughter, Hannah.