Hall of Fame

Earle M.  Chiles

Earle M. Chiles

Inducted 1994  • Meritorious


  • In 1968 he was named Executive Director of the Chiles Foundation and in 1983 he became the Foundation's President
  • He has served on the University's Board of Regents for 19 years and his generosity to the University of Portland has been as extensive as his leadership on behalf of the Univeristy's work and mission
  • His support has been integral both to the funding of the University's Earle A. Chiles convocation and athletic center and to the excellence of the University's nationally recognized athletic program
  • During his tenure as leader of the Chiles Foundation, the organization has paid special attention to assisting non-profit groups and individuals in the fields of education, medical research, youth services, the arts, and service to the elderly and indigent