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Michael Ford

Associate Vice President for Campus Life

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    Michael Ford (right) with 2013 commencement speaker Romeo Dallaire, retired Lt. General and Canadian senator
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    Michael Ford with Remy Neymarc '13, co-founder of Neymarc Visuals

Frank Manor House

After earning Ph.D. in College Student Personnel Administration and serving as Assistant Director of Residence Life for Student Life Development at the University of Northern Colorado, Ford began his career at Lewis & Clark College in 1976 as Director of Student Activities/Assistant to the Vice President for Student Life. 

During 37 year career at Lewis & Clark, he  has served as director of student activities, director of campus programs, director of alumni relations, director of annual giving, director of campus life, dean of students, and in his present position with the Office of the Vice President and Provost since 2000. 


Committees and Coordinating Responsibilities:


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Campus Safety

Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art

Religious and Spiritual Life

Coordination Responsibilities

Professor Evan T. Williams Tree Walk

Alcohol Use Approval Process

Food Service Waiver Registration Process

Public Art on Campus

Portland Chamber Orchestra for on-campus performances


Other Responsibilities

Liaison role in engaging alumni with Institutional Advancement staff via research, outreach, and meetings.

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Michael Ford’s office is located in room 503 768-7216 of Frank Manor House.


voice 503 768-7216

Michael Ford Associate Vice President for Campus Life

Office of the Vice President and Provost Lewis & Clark 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road MSC MSC 37 Portland OR 97219 USA

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