Student Services



Norman Knight, D.Min., D. Min

Outreach Chaplain

Office: Chan Shun 128

Phone: (707) 965-6270



Norman G. Knight, D.Min. is an ordained pastor who has ministered in the Pacific and Lake Union Conferences of the Seventh-day Adventist Church for over 23 years. With his years of experience as an administrator for the University of California Office of the President, he has lectured to over 450,000 students, parents, faculty, and administrators concerning “Access to Higher Education.” Dr. Knight is currently the outreach chaplain for Pacific Union College and an adjunct professor of homiletics for the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University.

He has a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Park University, and a master of divinity degree from Andrews University. In addition, he has a doctor of ministry degree from

Trinity Theological Seminary specializing in pulpit communication. Dr. Knight has also been a police, hospital, and prison chaplain.

Dr. Knight is married to Dr. Heather Knight, the president of Pacific Union College. They have eight college educated children. Two of their sons are attorneys, four other children have graduated from college and are pursuing graduate degrees, and the youngest two will graduate with undergraduate degrees in 2013.

Above all else, Dr. Knight, who is listed in 2006 Who’s Who In America, as well as the 2007 Who’s Who in the World, is a biblical expository preacher of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, who has baptized over 1,000 souls. A member of the Academy of Homiletics and the African American Guild of Master Preachers, Dr. Knight has preached throughout the United States, and worldwide in such venues as Australia, Bermuda, the Caribbean, Europe, Central America, South America and Africa.