A Sound Past

A Sound Past chronicles through historic photographs the people, buildings, events, athletics, and campus environment that make Puget Sound such a unique place. The collection represents an ongoing effort to make photos from the archives available to a wider audience. For further inquiries, please contact archives@pugetsound…

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History & Traditions

Founded in 1888, the University of Puget Sound is rich in history and traditions enjoyed by generations of students, faculty, alumni, and members of the broader community. “The university is a unique intellectual asset in our region and in the nation,” explains President Ronald R. Thomas, “offering an integrated and collaborative education steeped in the liberal arts and committed to being environmentally responsible, civically engaged, and globally aware.”

Explore the timeline at right to see historical photos and high points; read about Puget Sound's vision for the future; and understand what it means when we say, "Once a Logger, always a Logger!"