Lewis & Clark has selected Wim Wiewel (pronounced Vim VEE-vel) to lead the institution forward as its next president. Wiewel, who has just completed a nine-year run as president of Portland State University, will start in his new role on October 1.
Many members of the Lewis & Clark community have shared concerns regarding the new White House administration’s proposals as they relate to Muslims and also to possible changes in immigration laws and policies. Though we do not yet know what changes in policy and enforcement will occur, Lewis & Clark has always and will always support members of our community to the fullest extent possible.
On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we want to share our outrage at the recent Yik Yak posts and the hateful assaults on two of our students. We are particularly concerned to ensure the safety of our students and want the assailants brought to justice.
Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Catherine Gunther Kodat announced today that Amelia Wilcox BA ’81, assistant professor with term in the psychology department, will serve as the acting academic director of the Center for Entrepreneurship for the next year.
The Board of Trustees has unanimously endorsed the institution’s new strategic plan, capping a nearly two-year planning process and setting in motion a series of actions to implement this blueprint for the future.