Mayor Declares ‘Year of George Fox University’

The Year of George Fox

In recognition of the university’s 125th anniversary, Newberg Mayor Bob Andrews and the Newberg City Council declared Sept. 9, 2016, to Sept. 9, 2017, the “Year of George Fox University” in Newberg.

A proclamation citing the university’s many contributions to the community was read by the mayor at a city council meeting Sept. 7 and again at the university’s 125th anniversary celebration Sept. 14, held after Serve Day on the Newberg campus.

The proclamation cited the contributions of alumni to the “betterment of the world” in addition to the university’s local impact in the form of community service, economic stimulus and cultural enrichment.