Dr. Linda Samek, MS ‘84, EdD ‘03, was named the new provost of George Fox University, after a nationwide search. She has been serving as interim provost at George Fox for the last several months. Dr. Samek has served at George Fox twice: from 1996-2000 she taught and was chair of the school’s Department of Education from 1997 to 2000, returning in 2008 as the dean of the School of Education.
She has 30 years of experience working in education, including working for the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, the Oregon University System, and Corban University.
In February 2013, the GSE named her Alumnus of the Month.