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Class of 1976

    • The English Slave (Empires and Kingdoms series)

      David Eugene Andrews BA ’76 pens his debut historical novel in which he solves a 400-year-old mystery: the true identity of the beautiful Turkish noblewoman who received Captain John Smith as a gift from her betrothed.

      Posted 11/02/2017
    • 07/01/2019

      Linda Austin BA ’76 is a Portland-area dancer and choreographer. Her latest project, a solo show titled Ordinary Devotions, was featured at Performance Works NorthWest in spring 2019. The Oregonian described her performance as “an ode of loving kindness to an aging body.”

    • 02/15/2017

      Linda Austin BA ’76 was one of 17 artists recently awarded a fellowship from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, which offers financial support and recognition to contemporary performing and visual artists. Austin received the foundation’s Merce Cunningham Award, a biennial grant in recognition of outstanding achievement in the arts that reflects the creativity and spirit of choreographer Merce Cunningham.

    • 09/01/2011

      Johnathan Haub JD ’76 completed his two-year assignment in Podgorica, Montenegro, as the U.S. embassy’s resident legal adviser. He has returned to the U.S. attorney’s office to resume his duties in the criminal division in Portland. During his detail to Montenegro, Haub assisted in implementing a new criminal procedure criminal code for plea bargaining, asset forfeiture, use of civilian undercover agents, and prosecutor-led investigations. He served as special adviser to the special prosecutor for organized crime, corruption, terrorism, and war crimes and assisted in forming Montenegro’s first multiagency task force to fight organized crime and corruption.

    • 10/18/2018

      Henry Lorenzen JD ’76 joined Energy Trust of Oregon’s board of directors in October 2018. A partner at Corey, Byler, Rew, Lorenzen and Hojem law firm, Lorenzen also runs his family’s 4,000-acre wheat farm. From 2002 to 2018, he served as member on the Northwest Power and Conservation Council, which develops a regional power plan and fish and wildlife program. Lorenzen has also served on the Oregon State Board of Higher Education, Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission and Oregon Environmental Quality Commission, and on the boards of Oregon Public Broadcasting and the Oregon Historical Society.

    • 04/08/2016

      Was elected to chair the Northwest Power and Conservation Council’s four-state energy and fish and wildlife planning agency. Lorenzen, of Pendleton, Oregon, is an attorney, licensed professional electrical engineer, and third-generation dry land wheat farmer. He was first appointed to the council in August 2012. In April 2015, he was reappointed and unanimously confirmed by the Oregon Legislature. Previously, he was a partner in the law firm of Corey, Byler, Rew, Lorenzen & Hojem, where he continues to serve as of counsel. Lorenzen has served as an assistant U.S. attorney in the U.S. Department of Justice, a member of the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission, a member and chair of the Oregon Environmental Quality Commission, and a member and president of the Oregon State Board of Higher Education.

    • 12/23/2018

      Douglas Neville BS ’76 was once again instrumental in securing a substantial donation for his community at Providence ElderPlace Cully. The monetary contribution from the Grand Lodge of Oregon during the Christmas season was a boon for those living at the facility, many of whom are on fixed incomes.

    • 09/01/2014

      Was named the chair of the Board of Trustees of Lewis & Clark. Richardson, who also earned a bachelor’s degree at Lewis & Clark, is a longtime leader in both the business and nonprofit worlds.


    • 02/28/2019

      Jordan Schnitzer JD ’76 was profiled in the January 25 Wall Street Journal in an article titled “An Art Collector on a Mission to Share His Passion.” The article states that, for more than 30 years, Schnitzer has been assembling a “teaching collection” of prints, mostly by post–World War II American artists. Under the auspices of the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation, he makes loans to institutions and colleges to get the work in front of today’s youth. Since its founding in 1997, the foundation has organized over 110 exhibitions and exhibited art in more than 150 museums. Upcoming exhibitions will focus on artists John Baldessari at the Laguna Art Museum (June 23 to September 22, 2019) and Leonardo Drew at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst (September 19 to December 8, 2019). For more information, visit www.jordanschnitzer.org.