The Berglund Center's mission has evolved away from a focus on the Internet to an emphasis on supporting multidisciplinary creativity, scholarship, entrepreneurship and the development of leadership skills through the incubation of ideas, products and services. The new Berglund Center was constituted in 2014 and continues to be funded by an endowment from Drs. Mary and James Berglund. Information about the center's current mission and activities are available on the center's website.
The Berglund Center for Internet Studies was founded in 2001 and ceased operation in 2014. The center was founded to explore the relationship between human communities, the Internet, and learning, and it sought to facilitate both theoretical discussion and practical action relating to the impact of the Internet on communities and individuals. The Berglund Center for Internet Studies was endowed by a generous gift from Pacific University alumni Drs. Mary and James Berglund of La Jolla, CA.