Comings and Goings

Heyke Kirkendall-Baker to Leave Lewis & Clark

Associate Vice President for Human Resources Heyke Kirkendall-Baker plans to retire from Lewis & Clark in January 2023.

Welcome New GSEC Faculty and Staff

The graduate school is pleased to have welcomed many new faculty and staff throughout the summer and fall of 2022, as well as celebrated a few familiar faces as they transitioned into new roles and responsibilities.

Transitions in the Advancement Office

The Advancement Office was busy over the summer with numerous staff transitions. See the new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.

New Director of Marketing

Caitlin Peel has been promoted to director of marketing in Lewis & Clark’s Office of Communications.

Dr. Danielle Torres Begins Tenure as Dean of Equity and Inclusion

August 15 is Torres’s first day on the job. An accomplished scholar, researcher, and educator at the Graduate School of Education and Counseling, Torres was appointed to the deanship in late May.

L&C Employee Comings and Goings

Several people have joined our community recently, and some continuing employees have taken on new roles and responsibilities at Lewis & Clark.

New Director of First-Year Experience Will Focus on Retention

The first to occupy this new position, Dr. Jonathan Manz will coordinate efforts and develop programs across student life and academic affairs to support undergraduates’ academic transition and success at the college.

National Student Affairs Leader Selected as Vice President for Student Life

Dr. Evette Castillo Clark will become the vice president of student life effective August 1.

José Curiel to become Director of Campus Safety at Pacific Lutheran University

José Curiel will be stepping down from his position as Director of Campus Safety for Lewis & Clark College on May 30, 2022. José joined the Lewis & Clark community in October of 2021.

Dr. Benjamin Meoz promoted to Assistant Dean of Campus Life

“Ben is one of the most innovative, organized and effective leaders in our Division,” stated Vice President for Student Life Robin Holmes-Sullivan.