The Emeritus Society

The Emeritus Society is a group of friends of Western Oregon University who enjoy learning new things and exploring our community. Affiliation with WOU is not a prerequisite. Funds received from membership dues are used to award $1,000 dollar scholarships to WOU students.


Benefits of membership include monthly meetings with interesting topics and engaging presenters, field trips and events, Emeritus Society newsletter, WOU magazine, sports and performing arts schedules, and supporting WOU students through scholarships.


Cost of Membership: $30 per person (Membership valid from July 1 – June 30)


Sign up to become a member by mailing your membership form to:

WOU Foundation 345 Monmouth Ave N Monmouth, OR 97361.



Mission & Vision

Our Mission:
The Western Oregon University Foundation exists to strengthen relationships and provide resources in order to serve and support the mission and vision of Western Oregon University.


Our Vision:
Ensuring every student has the opportunity to have access to a quality educational experience that increases their ability to succeed in our ever-changing global economy and society.




Contact Us

Phone: 503-838-8281


Location: The Cottage

345 Monmouth Ave N

Monmouth, OR 97361