Boxer, Pacific University's mascot, has its origins in China’s Ming Dynasty, making it at least 300 years old. Boxer was brought to Pacific by an 1867 graduate, Joseph Elkanah Walker, and after years of campus groups stealing the mascot from each other, its whereabouts are currently unknown.
Dodge, Steve, "Travels with Boxer, Pacific University’s Chinese Mascot" (2008). Pacific Magazine Extra. 2.