Jeanne Lilly

Jeanne Lilly to Leave Lewis & Clark

Jeanne Lilly, PhD will be leaving Lewis and Clark after this term. She has served as a psychologist at the Counseling Service since 2008 and as the Spiritual and Contemplative Life Coordinator at the Office of Spiritual Life since 2012. 

Meet the Candidates for Vice President of Student Life: April 29, May 2 & 9

A series of in-person open forums to meet the three candidates for Vice President of Student Life.
Director of Conferences and Events Sherron Stonecypher celebrated 20 years of service.

Lewis & Clark Honors 109 Staff for Their Years of Service

Lewis & Clark employees who reached service milestones in both 2020 and 2021 gathered at a luncheon on campus last week to celebrate. Watch the photo slideshow and see the full list of honorees. 
John Kroger, lawyer, scholar, and leader, returns to Lewis & Clark for Spring 2022.

Distinguished Jurisprudence Scholar Returns to Lewis & Clark Law School

Visiting Professor John Kroger offers rare insight to students.

Get to Know Director of Campus Living Ben Meoz

Director of Campus Living Ben Meoz joined the Lewis & Clark community last summer. In the following Q&A, Meoz talks about the best parts of his job, why he prefers Portland over Seattle, and why this is an exciting time to be here.
Head Football Coach Jay Locey

Head Football Coach Jay Locey Retires

Following the Pios most successful seasons in a decade, Locey retires from coaching.

Comings and Goings: 2021 Showed Record Numbers of Incoming and Outgoing Employees

Over the past six months, 155 employees either started in a new position, transitioned to a new role, or said farewell. See the full list. 

Get to Know Director of Emergency Management Bill Curtis

Director of Emergency Management Bill Curtis joined the Lewis & Clark community in September 2021. Get to know Bill Curtis in the following Q&A. 

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.

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.
Professor Charlie Martel

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

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 Tabrez Ebrahim

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.

Associate dean of Equity and Inclusion and Title IX coordinator Casey Bieberch

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.
                                   Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Operations Andre...

Finance Division Q2 Update

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 staff and faculty!

Welcome New Graduate School Staff and Faculty!

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

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.
Director of Public Relations Roy Kaufmann?s last day at Lewis & Clark is September 2.

Update from Public Affairs and Communications

This week, the Office of Public Affairs and Communications (PubCom) is welcoming two employees and saying a fond farewell to two others. 
Bookstore Manager Brian Kroll

New Bookstore Manager Brian Kroll

New manager brings over a quarter century of campus bookstore experience to Lewis & Clark.
Director of the Office of Student Accessibility Aimée Milne

Aimée Milne Named Director of the Office of Student Accessibility

In the following Q&A, Director of the Office of Student Accessibility Aimée Milne talks about her path to Lewis & Clark, her new role, and how the OSA supports students.
Bryan Scism

L&C Welcomes Bryan Scism as Director of Operations of Facilities

Bryan comes to us as with over 12 years of experience in facilities management and capital construction. 
Jose Curiel begins as the Director of Campus Safety at Lewis & Clark College, August 2nd, 2021.

Jose Curiel Named New Director of Campus Safety

Jose Curiel begins as Lewis & Clark’s new Director of Campus Safety on Monday, August 2.

Stacey Kim to Lead PubCom in the Interim

With the early August departure of Joe Becker from the helm of the Office of Public Affairs and Communications, Vice President David Reese has named Joe’s deputy Stacey Kim BA ’94 as interim leader of the office.

Lewis & Clark’s Presidential Search Is Underway

The presidential search committee has been appointed, with Trustees Paula Hayes BS ’92 and Pat Mahaffy BA ’85 as co-chairs. The other 13 members of the committee include additional trustees, faculty, and staff, as well as a student representative.
Associate Dean of Student Academic Affairs and Professor of Mathematics John Krussel

Krussel Retires After 34 Years

Associate Dean of Student Academic Affairs and Professor of Mathematics John Krussel has retired after 34 years at Lewis & Clark.
Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities Jessica Carron

Jessica Carron Named Director of Student Rights and Responsibilities

Jessica Carron has been named the director of student rights and responsibilities following a national search for the position. Jessica served as the interim director of Student Rights and Responsibilities since June 1, 2020.
Administrative Assistant for the Theatre Department Joyce Beeny

Comings and Goings: Bravo, Joyce Beeny! Bravo!

After 43 years at Lewis & Clark, Administrative Assistant for the Theatre Department Joyce Beeny will retire on June 15, 2021.

“Throughout her time at Lewis & Clark, she has been the soul, the brain, and the ‘commander in chief’ of the department” Professor of Theatre and Department Chair Stepan Simek said. “Her humanity, her love for everyone that she distributed freely and widely, and her palpable joy of being at her desk every single day have made her into a true icon not only for the Theatre department, but for the College as a whole. We’re all indebted to her; she is irreplaceable, and she will be missed by all of us.”
 
See the full list of people who joined the L&C community, and those who said farewell. 

Wiewel Announcement

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.”
Janet Davidson

Reflections From Retirees

Few people are as influential as a good teacher. At the close of the past academic year, Lewis & Clark bid farewell to five longtime faculty who have touched generations of students.
Dean of the Law School Jennifer Johnson will be honored for 40 years of service.

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

In lieu of the annual recognition luncheon, Lewis & Clark employees who reached service milestones were honored virtually. See the full list of honorees and watch the videos created in appreciation.

Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications Joe Becker

Joe Becker, AVP for Public Affairs and Communications, Announces Plan to Leave Lewis & Clark

Joe Becker, associate vice president for Public Affairs and Communications, has announced that he will leave Lewis & Clark in early June.

New to the Board of Trustees

Lewis & Clark’s Board of Trustees recently welcomed four new members.

Ethan Snyder JD ’20 Serves as Law School’s Director of Academic Resources and Diversity

The law school welcomes Ethan Snyder JD ’20 to serve as the law school’s director of Academic Resources and Diversity. Snyder is a first-generation college student who graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Law and Legal Studies, and a Master’s degree in Public Policy. Snyder replaces J.B. Kim JD ’94 who left the law school in late 2020 to become the director of Diversity and Inclusion at the Oregon State Bar.
Image of Interim Campus Safety Director Sky Greig

Sky Greig Named Interim Campus Safety Director

Steven “Sky” Greig has been named interim director of Campus Safety. Greig was named in the position after the retirement of John Harvey in December 2020.
Photo of Information Security Officer Jessica Odom

Jessica Odom Leaves L&C After 20 Years

After 20 plus years, Information Security Officer Jessica Odom decided to venture on and move into the private sector. Her last day of working remotely was Friday, January 15.
Kathryn Schultz

The Center for Animal Law Studies Expands Its Team Fighting for Farmed Animals

The Center for Animal Law Studies welcomes Kathryn (Kate) Schultz as its first staff attorney for the Animal Law Litigation Clinic.
Pamela Hart

Pamela Hart Steps into New Role as Assistant Dean of the Animal Law Program

Pamela Hart became the new Assistant Dean of the Animal Law Program at Lewis & Clark Law School on January 1, and will continue to serve as Executive Director for the Center for Animal Law Studies.
David Ernevad has joined Lewis & Clark as the associate vice president of Facilities Services...

L&C Welcomes David Ernevad to Lead Facilities Services

Ernevad has 22 years of experience working in the built environment industry, with the last eight years in higher education. Most recently, David served as the director of Facilities Operations and Capital Projects for Seattle Central College where he oversaw campus master planning, capital construction, physical plant engineering, custodial services, and mail and receiving.

Dr. Raj Reddy Leads Global Animal Law and Animal Law LLM Degree

Dr. Rajesh K. Reddy is stepping into a new role as the Global Animal Law and Advanced Degree Program Director for the Center for Animal Law Studies at Lewis & Clark Law School, after serving as the Animal Law LLM Program Director since 2018.

Q&A with COVID-19 Case Manager and Contact Tracer Ami Hanna

Ami (ah-mee) Hanna joined the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness this month as Lewis & Clark’s first case manager and contact tracer.

Alumnus Robert Doeckel Returns to Teach Lawyering

Lewis & Clark Law School welcomes alumnus Robert Doeckel as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Lawyering. He graduated magna cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2014, and later served as a law clerk for the Honorable Marco A. Hernández at the District of Oregon.
Image of Associate Professor Dyan Watson.

For the Love of Teaching: Dyan Watson Departs L&C After Ten Years of Social Justice Education

Associate Professor Dyan Watson is leaving Lewis & Clark after ten years to take on the role of director of inclusion at the Oregon Episcopal School on July 1.
Director of Physical Education and Athletics Mark Pietrok

Pietrok Named Director of Physical Education and Athletics

Mark Pietrok has been named director of Physical Education and Athletics at Lewis & Clark.

Animal Law Pioneer Adds Professor of Law to her Titles

The faculty at Lewis and Clark Law School welcomed Pamela Frasch, Associate Dean and founder of the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS), as a full Professor of Law in February.

Law School Welcomes Arthur Haubenstock as Executive Director of the Green Energy Institute

Lewis & Clark Law School announced today that Arthur Haubenstock has been appointed Executive Director of the Green Energy Institute (GEI), and will oversee the Institute’s work to support the transition of the Pacific Northwest and western region toward a 100% clean energy system. Professor Melissa Powers, who founded GEI in 2013, will continue to serve as Faculty Director, working closely with Arthur, staff attorney Amelia Schlusser, and the Institute’s Fellows to further GEI’s mission.
Photo of Marketing Coordinator Michael Coiner

Comings and Goings: Get To Know Marketing Coordinator Michael Coiner

Michael Coiner started with Public Affairs and Communications (PubCom) in 2019 after almost a decade with Student Support Services. Get to know Michael in the following Q&A.
Left to right: Senior Associate Dean of Admissions Erika Quiggins, Dean of Spiritual Life Mark Du...

Lewis & Clark Honors 63 Staff for Their Service

This year’s staff recognition lunch was held on Friday, January 24, and honored 63 staff members for their years of service.

Lasting Legacies

Q&As with recent retirees who touched generations of L&C students
Terri helped first-year students move in this year during New Student Orientation.

Comings and Goings: Terri Banasek Retires After 25 Years 


Read the Q&A with Terri—and see the full list of new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.

An Ode To Joy: Toutonghi’s Tribute to Banasek

Associate Professor of English Pauls Toutonghi looks back at the profound and good-humored contributions of Terri Banasek’s career.

New Director for IELP Announced

Professor Erica Lyman will lead the International Environmental Law Project (IELP), taking over the mantle of leadership from professor and founder Chris Wold who served as IELP’s director for 14 years.
Professor Delcianna Winders

Meet Professor Delci Winders

Assistant Clinical Professor and Director of CALS’ Newly Launched Animal Law Litigation Clinic.
Helen Devol

A New Employee Resource for Conflict Resolution

Helen DeVol will serve as a resource for employees who need help communicating and/or resolving conflicts with their colleagues or managers.
Eric Staab

Eric Staab Named Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

President Wim Wiewel announced today that Eric Staab will become vice president for admissions and financial aid. Staab, who currently serves as Dean of Admission and Financial Aid at Kalamazoo College in Michigan, will begin on October 7.
HRIS Analyst Alex Ray

Comings and Goings Update: Get to Know Alex Ray

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

Dooley Named Interim VP for Business and Finance/Treasurer

Andrea Dooley will serve as interim beginning August 1.

Alan Finn to Join Ball State University

Vice President for Business and Finance and Treasurer Alan Finn will leave Lewis & Clark to become vice president for business affairs and treasurer at Ball State University.

New Administrative Leader in the Office of the VP of Student Life

Jessica Sweeney MA ’17 has assumed the role of program director and executive assistant to the vice president in the Division of Student Life.

Pamela Hart Steps into New Role as Executive Director of CALS

Pamela Hart became the new Executive Director of the Center for Animal Law Studies (CALS) at Lewis & Clark Law School on June 1, after serving as the Director of Strategic Initiatives for the past year.

Mark Figueroa, associate vice president for institutional research and planning, will succeed Jan...

Mark Figueroa Named Dean of Equity and Inclusion

President Wim Wiewel has announced that Mark Figueroa, associate vice president for institutional research and planning, will succeed Janet Steverson as dean of equity and inclusion, effective this summer.

Jennifer Delahunty Named Interim Vice President for Admissions and Financial Aid

President Wim Wiewel has announced that Jennifer Delahunty will become interim vice president for admissions and financial aid, effective July 9. 
Joyce Tischler

Joyce Tischler to Join Animal Law Faculty

Animal law pioneer and founder of the Animal Legal Defense Fund, Joyce Tischler, will join the faculty of Lewis & Clark Law School as a Professor of Practice.
Vice President and Dean for Enrollment Management Lisa Meyer.

Lisa Meyer to Join Search Firm Witt/Kieffer

Vice President and Dean for Enrollment Management Lisa Meyer announced today that she will leave Lewis & Clark to join executive search firm Witt/Kieffer. Meyer’s last day at Lewis & Clark will be July 8.

Welcome Victoria Heiduschke

Please welcome another new face at Watzek Library! Victoria is our Temporary Research & Instruction Librarian for spring semester. Click below for a short Q&A with Victoria.

Director of Physical Education and Athletics Shana Levine to Leave Lewis & Clark; Mark Pietrok Named Interim Director

Director of Physical Education and Athletics Shana Levine is stepping down after nearly five years. Shana has accepted the role of senior associate with 3 Fold Group, a higher education consulting firm specializing in Division III athletics and small college strategic initiatives. Her last day will be April 5.
President Wim Wiewel, Lab Coordinator/Instructor in Biology Wendy McLennan, and Professor of Biol...

Lewis & Clark Honors 66 Staff for Their Service

This year’s staff recognition lunch was held on Friday, January 25, and honored 66 staff members for their years of service.

Welcome Robin Anderson!

Please welcome the newest face at Watzek Library! Robin Anderson is our Student Employment Coordinator.
Associate Director for Human Resources Sarah Petrich

Comings and Goings Update: Get to Know Sarah Petrich

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

Brian Detweiler-Bedell to Lead Bates Center for Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Professor of Psychology Brian Detweiler-Bedell assumes the role of director on February 1, 2019. 

Full-Time Employee to Earn LC Degree May 2019

Donna Kerr is earning her degree in English at Lewis & Clark while working full time as the Mathematical Sciences administrative coordinator.

Comings and Goings Update

Several people joined the Lewis & Clark community, and a few said a fond farewell. See the full list.

McPheeters Named Interim Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students

Currently associate vice president for alumni, parent, and student engagement, Andrew McPheeters will serve as interim vice president beginning August 1 until a replacement for Anna Gonzalez, who will join Harvey Mudd College, begins. Andrew will not seek the permanent position.
Pamela Hart

Strategy Professionals Join Centers for Green Energy, Animal Law

Two accomplished legal and strategic professionals join the Green Energy Institute and Center for Animal Law Studies this spring.
David Reese will begin transitioning into the role in May, and will start working full-time in la...

David Reese to Serve as Vice President, Chief of Staff, General Counsel, and Board Secretary

President Wim Wiewel selected David Reese to serve as general counsel, board secretary, and inaugural chief of staff. 

Photo includes some of the employees honored with 20 or more years of service. From left to right...

Fifty-Nine Staff Recognized for Service to Lewis & Clark

This year’s staff recognition lunch was held on Friday, January 19, and honored 59 staff members for their years of service and dedication to Lewis & Clark.

Comings and Goings Update

Several people joined the Lewis & Clark community, and a few said a fond farewell.

Donna Henderson MA ’09 Named Director of Campus Safety

Alumna Donna Henderson will become the new director campus safety. She will start on November 13.

Global Vision, Local Engagement 

Lewis & Clark welcomes Wim Wiewel as its next president.

Comings and Goings Update: Meet the New Assistant Director of the Teaching Excellence Program

Several people joined the Lewis & Clark community, and a few said a fond farewell. See the full list and get to know the New Assistant Director of the Teaching Excellence Program Daymond Glenn MEd ’03, EdD ’09.
Heyke and her husband Sete Baker on a recent zip line adventure.

Please Welcome AVP of Human Resources Heyke Kirkendall-Baker

Heyke Kirkendall-Baker JD ’98 is the new associate vice president of Human Resources. Get to know her in this Q&A.

Photo of Bess Austin on a bicycle trip in Provence, France, with her husband in summer 2012.

Comings and Goings: Bess Austin Retires After 35 Years

Several people joined the Lewis & Clark community, and a few said a fond farewell. See the full list. 

Nathan Baptiste to Take on Role at Metro; Angela Buck Named Interim Director of IME

Nathan Baptiste, director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement, will depart Lewis & Clark to become a diversity program manager at Metro, Dean of Students Anna Gonzalez announced today. Angela Buck will become the interim director, effective May 1.
On April 24, Heyke Kirkendall-Baker will join the Lewis & Clark community as the Associate Vi...

Heyke Kirkendall-Baker Named AVP for Human Resources

On April 24, Heyke Kirkendall-Baker will join the Lewis & Clark community as the Associate Vice President for Human Resources.

Law Professor to Lead Center for Entrepreneurship

On June 1, Samir Parikh will take the reins as the new director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at Lewis & Clark College. The center’s mix of academic and real-world offerings give students from all disciplines the chance to explore various subjects through an entrepreneurial lens.
Photo includes some of the employees honored with 20 or more years of service. From left to right...

Fifty Five Staff Honored for Service to Lewis & Clark

This year’s staff recognition lunch honored 55 staff members for their years of service and dedication to Lewis & Clark.

Catherine Gunther Kodat, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, named Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Lawrence University

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Catherine Gunther Kodat has been named Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Lawrence University. She will leave Lewis & Clark at the end of the academic year to begin her new post on July 1, 2017.
Michael visited Crater Lake earlier this month.

Comings and Goings: Get to Know New Media’s Michael Mannheimer

Comings and Goings: Get to Know New Media’s Michael Mannheimer
Head of Special Collections and College Archivist Hannah Crummé

Please Welcome Watzek’s New Head of Special Collections and College Archivist

Please welcome Hannah Crummé, Watzek Library’s new head of Special Collections and College Archivist.

Comings and Goings: Get to Know Angela Buck

Comings and Goings: Get to Know Angela Buck
Andrea and her husband Ryan with their Boxer Daisy on top of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain?a two-mi...

Comings and Goings: Please Welcome Associate Vice President of Finance/Controller Andrea Dooley

Comings and Goings: Please welcome Associate Vice President of Finance/Controller Andrea Dooley
Kim with her husband John and daughter Violet (at 8 months old).

Comings and Goings: Please welcome Kimberly Bernick, director of communications at the graduate school

Comings and Goings: Please welcome Kimberly Bernick, director of communications at the graduate school
Photo includes some of the employees honored with 20 or more years of service. From left to right...

Fifty-six staff honored for service to Lewis & Clark

This year’s staff recognition lunch honored 56 staff members for their years of service and dedication.

Comings and Goings: Nathan Baptiste named director of IME

Nathan Baptiste will become the new director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement.
Alan Finn will become the new vice president for business and finance and treasurer on October 1

Alan Finn named chief financial officer

President Barry Glassner announced today that Alan Finn will become the new vice president for business and finance and treasurer.

Career Center gains new space and new partnership with the Center for Entrepreneurship

In addition to its highly visible new location, the Career Center will expand its activities to include partnering with the independent Center for Entrepreneurship on co-curricular initiatives.
Dean for Enrollment and Communications Lisa Meyer

Transitions in the CAS Office of Admissions

The CAS Office of Admissions has been busy this summer with numerous staff transitions. See the new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.
Director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement Tonya Daniel

Comings and Goings: Please welcome IME Director Tonya Daniel

This month, Tonya Daniel joined the Lewis & Clark community as the new director of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement.
Rocky Campbell ?00 at the 2012 Lewis & Clark Homecoming and Family Weekend.

Comings and Goings: Rocky Campbell ’00 selected to lead Career Center

Comings and Goings Update: Rocky Campbell ’00 selected to lead Lewis & Clark’s Career Center. See the full list of new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.

Catherine Gunther Kodat named college dean

Catherine Gunther Kodat will become the new dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Doug Erickson became Lewis & Clark?s archivist in 1991.

Comings and Goings: Doug Erickson to leave Watzek, will continue on as advisor

Comings and Goings: Doug Erickson to leave Watzek Library. See the full list of new faces, new titles, and a few farewells.
Shana Levine

Get to know Athletic Director Shana Levine

Have you met Lewis & Clark’s new Athletic Director Shana Levine? Get to know her in this Q&A. 

Sulages steps down as head football coach

Lewis & Clark College football coach Chris Sulages has resigned as the Pioneers head coach.

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

David Oehler is the new office administrator for Public Affairs and Communications. What does this mean for you?

Associate VP for Public Affairs and Communications Tom Krattenmaker is off to Yale

Tom Krattenmaker, associate vice president for Public Affairs and Communications, has accepted the position of director of communications at Yale Divinity School. 
Instructor and Co-Director of Academic English Studies Laura Shier

Meet our new faculty: Laura Shier

Get to know Instructor and Co-Director of Academic English Studies Laura Shier, who joins the faculty this fall.
Assistant Professor of International Affairs Elizabeth Bennett joins the faculty this fall.

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

This summer, several people joined the community, and a few said a fond farewell.

Anholt retires after 35 years

After 35 years at Lewis & Clark, Academic English Studies Instructor Debbie Anholt retired this year at the end of August.

A fond farewell to Professor of Chemistry James Duncan

After 37 years at Lewis & Clark, Professor of Chemistry James Duncan will retire at the end of this month.

Meet our new faculty: Margaret Metz

Get to know Assistant Professor of Biology Margaret Metz.

Meet our new faculty: Kyle Lascurettes

Get to know Assistant Professor of International Affairs Kyle Lascurettes.

Meet our new faculty: Khalil Johnson

Get to know Khalil Johnson, Lewis & Clark’s 2014-15 postdoctoral fellow in Native American history and history of the American West.

Meet our new faculty: Reiko Hillyer

Get to know Assistant Professor of History Reiko Hillyer.

Meet our new faculty: Ben Gaskins

Get to know Assistant Professor of Political Science Ben Gaskins.

Meet our new faculty: Maryann Bylander

Get to know Assistant Professor of Sociology Maryann Bylander.

Meet our new faculty: Elizabeth Bennett

Get to know Assistant Professor of International Affairs Elizabeth Bennett.
Student Employment Coordinator Heather DeLancett

Comings and Goings: Get to know Student Employment Coordinator Heather DeLancett

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells: See the full list, and get to know Student Employment Coordinator Heather DeLancett.
Associate Vice President for Campus Life Michael Ford

Michael Ford to retire after 38 years

After 38 years working in various offices across the Lewis & Clark campus, Associate Vice President for Campus Life Michael Ford is retiring. In this video, Ford talks about specific student initiatives he is proud to have supported.

Comings and Goings: A fond farewell to Vern Jones

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells: Here’s wishing everyone good luck in their new adventures.

Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell appointed interim CAS dean

Associate Professor of Psychology Jerusha Detweiler-Bedell has been appointed by President Barry Glassner to serve as interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Managing Director of the Entrepreneurship Program Michael Kaplan

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells: See the full list, and get to know Michael Kaplan, managing director of the new entrepreneurship center.
Law Dean Robert Klonoff

Law Dean Robert Klonoff to step down, return to teaching and research

Robert Klonoff has announced his intention to step down as dean of the law school at the end of this academic year. After a sabbatical, he will return to the law school to pursue teaching and research.
Director of Leadership and Service Harold McNaron

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells: See the full list, and get to know our new Director of Leadership and Service Harold McNaron.
Provost Jane Atkinson

Comings and Goings Update: Mervyn Brockett retires, Provost office reorganizes

The Office of the Provost is undergoing a major reorganization. The Source sat down with Provost Jane Atkinson to learn more about the strategy behind the staffing changes and what’s in store for the year ahead.

Change in athletic department leadership

Mark Pietrok will serve as Acting Director of Physical Education and Athletics. Mark has served the College for 24 years and is a proud Pioneer.
Director of Auxiliaries Wendy Washburn will retire on Friday, March 30, 2013.

New faces, new titles, and a few farewells

New faces, new titles, a few farewells: Q&A with Director of Auxiliaries Wendy Washburn explains just how easy it is to enjoy working at Lewis & Clark for nearly three decades.
Director of housing and orientation Sandi Bottemiller, Law School Facilities Manager Kurt Armstro...

Staff honored for years of loyal service

Last week, 68 staff members were honored for their years of dedicated service to Lewis & Clark. Watch this nostalgic video and read about some of their favorite memories.
Photo of Bess Austin on a bicycle trip in Provence, France, with her husband in summer 2012.

Comings and Goings update: Bess Austin named director

After 31 years as a nurse practitioner on campus, Bess Austin was recently named director of the health center. Austin is one of several continuing employees who have taken on new roles and responsibilities at Lewis & Clark.
Diana Leonard, assistant professor of psychology

Comings and Goings Update: Get to know Assistant Professor Diana Leonard

Several people have joined the community recently, and some continuing employees have taken on new roles and responsibilities at Lewis & Clark.
From left to right: Rachael Green, Jeanne Lilly, Mark Duntley, Fiona Corner and Rachel Hirsch

Comings and Goings Update: Mark Duntley’s new title highlights enhanced spiritual life offerings on campus

Last month, the Chapel office officially became the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life. This change was a part of a larger vision and effort to expand the scope and breadth of spiritual life on the Lewis & Clark Campus.

Tuajuanda Jordan appointed chair of diversity and inclusion

President Barry Glassner has announced that Tuajuanda Jordan, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, will serve as chair of diversity and inclusion for 2012-13.

Q&A with Mark Dahl offers vision for Watzek Library

After several months as director of Aubrey R. Watzek Library, Mark Dahl has no doubt that he landed his dream job.
?I don?t really believe in retirement,? Professor of Education Zaher Wahab said. ?I want to chang...

Zaher Wahab retires to continue work in Afghanistan

After 40 years at Lewis & Clark, Professor of Education Zaher Wahab will retire this week to go to work full-time in his home country of Afghanistan.
Sepideh Bajracharya, Assistant Professor in Sociology & Anthropology

Faculty Profile Q&A: Sepideh Bajracharya

Meet the newest member in the Sociology & Anthropology department for 2012-2013!
Philippe Brand, Assistant Professor in Foreign Languages & Literature

Faculty Profile Q&A: Philippe Brand

Check out a familiar face in the Foreign Languages & Literature Department for 2012-2013!

Comings and Goings Update: Photos capture love of Lewis & Clark

Named director of new media last month, Morgan Grether discusses why he loves working here and shares a selection of his favorite campus photos published on Instagram, where he has nearly 150,000 fans.
Mark D. Dahl, director of Aubrey R. Watzek Library

New Watzek director named

Mark D. Dahl has been appointed the Director of Aubrey R. Watzek Library at Lewis & Clark College. 
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Comings and Goings Update: Some concluding thoughts from Stephanie Arnold

A Comings and Goings update with some concluding thoughts from Stephanie Arnold. Here’s wishing everyone good luck in their new adventures.
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Staff honored for years of dedication to Lewis & Clark

This year’s staff recognition luncheon honored 57 staff members for reaching milestones in their loyal service to Lewis & Clark.

CIO Chat: Adam Buchwald

Adam Buchwald, a top IT administrator at Massachusetts College of Art and Design since 2005, has been appointed Lewis & Clark’s new chief information officer.

Michel George named associate vice president for Facilities Services

Michel George, currently the head of capital planning and auxiliary services at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont, and a longtime facilities executive in higher education, will become associate vice president for facilities at Lewis & Clark effective October 3.

President Glassner names Rob Kugler director of strategic initiatives

President Barry Glassner has announced the appointment of Rob Kugler, Paul S. Wright professor of Christian Studies, as director of strategic initiatives, effective July 15.

Bridget Flaherty joins the Office of International Students and Scholars

Bridget Flaherty has been selected as the new assistant director of the Office of International Students and Scholars. She will begin on Monday, June 20.

Lewis & Clark names new CAS Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

President Barry Glassner announced today that Lisa Meyer will become the new CAS Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid. Meyer, an Oregon native and Willamette graduate, has served as Vice President of Enrollment at Whittier College since 2004.

Comings and Goings: Brian takes on a new role

Brian Federico, a former member of the undergraduate admissions staff, is now a major gifts officer for Institutional Advancement.