Office of the President

NNU's 13th President, Mr. Joel K. Pearsall

Office of the President

In May 2015, the Northwest Nazarene University Board of Trustees appointed Mr. Joel K. Pearsall as president of NNU for an interim period.

Due to his extensive experience, skills and dedication to NNU, the board asked Pearsall to fill this vital role for up to two years.

Read President Pearsall's bio→

Message to Prospective Students

I am pleased you have identified yourself as a potential student at Northwest Nazarene University. As you explore the possibility of enrolling at NNU, and as you meet the faculty, staff and students of our university through this website, telephone conversations or campus visits, I trust you will begin to feel "at home" in this dynamic environment. Whether you have known about NNU for years and years or this is your first contact, my hope is that you will keep in touch with our admissions and financial aid offices to enable us to help make an NNU education possible for you. In the end, our goal is to help you realize your full God-given potential and to empower you to impact your world for His good.