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An Important Announcement From President Wiewel: Preparing for Lewis & Clark’s Next Chapter

President Wiewel announced today that next academic year will be his last as president of L&C. “Serving in this role has been a great privilege and joy. The institution is well positioned for future success.”

Check Your Email for L&C’s Performance Evaluation Process Survey

Lewis & Clark is reviewing the annual performance evaluation process for staff. The purpose of this survey is to solicit honest feedback in order to make the process better for both staff and supervisors. Please check your inbox for an email from Lewis & Clark College to access the survey.

Maureen Healy is Teacher of the Year 2021

The Pamplin Society of Fellows is proud to announce the winner of the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Award.

L&C Among First in Northwest to Require Student COVID-19 Vaccinations for Fall

Chief Psychologist and Associate Dean of Students for Health and Wellness John Hancock was featured on the radio program Think Out Loud to discuss Lewis & Clark’s decision to require student COVID-19 vaccinations for fall.

Ambassador Thomas-Greenfield to Speak at 148th CAS Commencement Ceremony

Lewis & Clark is proud to announce this year’s speaker at the virtual 148th commencement ceremony of the College of Arts and Sciences will be the Honorable Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations. The Ambassador was nominated by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the United States Senate on February 23, 2021.

Employee Remote Work Survey Closes April 19

Add your input to help determine the degree to which employees might continue to utilize some level of remote work in a post-COVID environment.

Lewis & Clark to Honor 67 Staff for Their Years of Service

In lieu of the annual recognition luncheon, Lewis & Clark employees who have reached service milestones will be honored virtually throughout the month of April. See the full list of honorees. 

President’s Open Office Hours

This time can be used to ask questions, bring light to an issue you feel effects the college, or share good news about your research, programs or departments. Please note that these office hours are not intended to circumvent the normal decision making channels.

59th Annual International Affairs Symposium Searches for Clarity in Controversy

For almost 60 years, Lewis & Clark’s International Affairs Symposium has been nationally recognized as a hub for discussing the most pressing matters in foreign affairs. From April 5 to April 7, the symposium will focus on controversy and emphasize opposing viewpoints on environmental degradation, the conflicts of multiculturalism, and the structure of the future international system.

A Return to Normal: Academic Plans for Fall Semester 2021

We are happy to report that we are planning for fully in-person instruction in Portland this fall. We expect to deliver a Lewis & Clark undergraduate education as we did pre-COVID, with all courses taking place on campus and without the option of remote access.

USPS Grace Period Ends April 30. Are You Ready?

The addresses of most Lewis & Clark properties changed in 2020. Beginning May 2021, the U.S. Postal Service will no longer honor our old Southwest Portland addresses.

Lewis & Clark Wins Competitive Award to Advance Climate Projects

Lewis & Clark is one of ten colleges selected nationally to win a pro bono consulting opportunity that will help advance climate projects.

Call for Alumni Honors Nominations

On behalf of the Alumni Recognition committee of the Board of Alumni, thank you in advance for your input. Nominations are due April 1.

Thank you to everyone who participated in LC Day of Giving!

Gifts made by alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends of LC raised more than $265,000 in support of all three campuses. Our anonymous donors were so inspired by the outpouring of love and support shown for LC in this difficult time. Even though we didn’t reach our goal, they’re donating their $200,000 in honor of those efforts. In total, that’s over $465,000 in support of all that we love about LC. See the results for our on-campus special challenges.

40th Annual Gender Studies Symposium: Lack and Absence

The symposium will focus on questions of absence and lack, exploring the theoretical, political, and interpersonal dimensions of these questions in terms of gender and sexuality. We invite participants to consider who or what is overlooked, hidden, excluded, silenced, or invisible, as well as what it might mean to uncover, include, illuminate, amplify, or recuperate what has been absent or lacking.