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Important Update:

Marylhurst University Board of Trustees Votes to Close University by End of 2018

Students, faculty and staff to receive support throughout transition

After months of extensive analysis and thoughtful deliberation, the Marylhurst University Board of Trustees has voted that the University will stop all operations by the end of 2018. The 50-acre property will be returned to the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, who will make future plans for the property in alignment with their mission and values.

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The Art Gym at Marylhurst UniversityMarylhurst University has announced that The Art Gym, a regionally renowned nonprofit arts venue operating on the Portland-area campus for decades, will move to the Oregon College of Art and Craft (OCAC) on Oct. 1.

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Like a Villian, Holland Andrews, Valediction, Art Gym, Marylhurst University, July 17In collaboration with Cymaspace, a Portland nonprofit headed by musician Myles de Bastion, Like a Villian (Holland Andrews) will highlight the unique acoustics of an empty Art Gym through improvisational sound and voice work.

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