Virginia Lundquist, MA, BSN, RN

Virginia Lindquist

Interim director of the School of Nursing.

Phone: 503-554-2951

Virginia joined the university in the summer of 2015 as interim director of the School of Nursing. She worked previously at the Providence Portland Medical Center, where she was nursing education manager from 2011 to 2014. Prior to that, she spent 16 years as the staff development director at Willamette Falls Hospital in Oregon City.

Virginia has worked in the nursing profession since 1969, when she began as an emergency department RN staff member at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bellingham, Wash. (1969-74). She was later employed as a nursing supervisor, critical care staff RN and emergency department RN at Willamette Falls Hospital (1975-93). She lives in Damascus with her husband of 46 years, Gregg. They have three married daughters and nine grandchildren, one of whom lives in heaven.


  • MS, University of Portland
  • BSN, Walla Walla University
  • Diploma in nursing, Emanuel Hospital School of Nursing