Comings and Goings

Transitions in the Office of Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources has been busy with numerous staff transitions. See the new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.

Professor Charlie Martel Joins Lewis & Clark Lawyering Faculty

Professor Charlie Martel joins the faculty as assistant professor of lawyering for the fall 2022, bringing a rich background in the law and human rights.

Professor Michele Okoh Joins Lewis & Clark Law Faculty

Professor Michele Okoh, with experience as both a prosecutor and a defense attorney, will be teaching criminal law in the fall. Her scholarly research examines the intersection of criminal justice, environmental justice and public health.

Professor Joins Lewis & Clark Law School and its Center for Business Law and Innovation

Experienced in law and technology, patent law, business law, and property, Professor Tabrez Ebrahim is a welcome addition to the Lewis & Clark faculty.

Bieberich Appointed Interim Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Cale Hired as New Program Manager of OEI

Title IX Coordinator Casey Bieberich has been promoted to Interim Dean of Equity and Inclusion effective December 1. Bieberich will be assisted in her new role by Jaime Cale, who was recently hired as program manager for the Office of Equity and Inclusion.

Finance Division Q2 Newsletter

Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations Andrea Dooley provides an update including new employees, financial planning, and the Templeton renovation. 

Orlick Named AVP for Institutional Research and Planning

Renée Orlick, currently director of institutional research, will move into the role of assistant vice president for the Office of Institutional Research and Planning beginning December 1.

Kim Promoted to AVP, Davis Named Senior Advisor to the President, and PubCom Renamed

Lewis & Clark’s Office of Public Affairs and Communications—known by many as PubCom—has been reorganized and rebranded as the Office of Communications. It will be led by Stacey Kim BA ’94, who has been promoted to the new role of associate vice president for communications. Lois Davis has been appointed to the new role of senior advisor to the president for communications.

Introducing Adjunct Professor Sarah Thomsen Vierra

The History Department is excited to welcome Adjunct Professor Sarah Thomsen Vierra to teach with our department this Spring.

Welcome New Graduate School Staff and Faculty!

The graduate school welcomed four new staff members and six new faculty members this fall.

Reaching the Retirement Milestone

It’s the people of Lewis & Clark who make it a community like no other. At the close of the past academic year, Lewis & Clark bid farewell to five longtime faculty and staff who have touched generations of students.

Mark Figueroa to Leave Lewis & Clark

Dean of Equity and Inclusion and Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning Mark Figueroa will leave Lewis & Clark in December. 

Candidates for Associate Vice President of Public Affairs and Communications, Fall 2021

Campus forums (via Zoom) for the finalists will be held on October 6, 7, and 11. Please RSVP. 

Lewis & Clark Welcomes Interim AVP of Public Relations Lois Davis

Last month, PubCom welcomed Interim AVP of Public Relations Lois Davis. Get to know Lois in the following Q&A.