Office of the President
Joel K. Pearsall brings significant professional experience and personal commitment to Northwest Nazarene University as its 13th president.
He was offered—and accepted—a four-year term in March 2016, following one year of service as interim president.
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.