Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

Helping people
lead healthy lives.

In the over 120-year history of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at University of the Pacific, our purpose has never been more clear and critical: to help people lead healthy lives. We are driven by the concept of humanism and connecting our students, faculty, staff, patients, alumni and friends.

How you can help.

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry is a nationally renowned institution of higher learning. We are committed to providing a world-class dental education for our students and comprehensive, affordable patient care for adults and children in a humanistic environment.

The only dental school in the United States offering a year-round, accelerated three-year DDS program

The Dugoni School cares for nearly 2,500 children (with 90% of them coming from low-income families) annually.

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Gift Officers

Jim Dugoni

Development Officer

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry


Originally hired at Pacific in 1996, Jim spent 16 years working for Tiger Athletics and 3 years overseeing the Pacific Fund before being promoted into his current role. Jim earned a BS in Business at Pacific in 1986, a MS in Sport Management from the U.S. Sports Academy in 1990 and a MA in Education Administration from Stanford in 1993. In May 2019, Jim’s youngest son Jack became the 13th member of the Dugoni family to graduate from Pacific.