News from President Wiewel
An enthusiastic response to the invitation to the inauguration of President Wim Wiewel on Friday, October 5, means a few changes.
Bruce Suttmeier, associate professor of Japanese, has accepted the offer to serve as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
If you wish to discuss the plan or provide feedback in person, please RSVP for Strategic Plan Discussions offered September 13, 17, and 18.
Departments that were previously under the provost will now report to a variety of offices and individuals.
Dean of Students Anna Gonzalez will leave Lewis & Clark to become Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students at Harvey Mudd College in Claremont, California.
As part of our celebration of President Wiewel’s inauguration, the Lewis & Clark community is invited to participate in a food donation program for local school children run by Portland Backpack .
- September 21
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.
President Wim Wiewel has announced a gift of $500,000 from philanthropist Shelby Davis to honor Institutional Professor Emeritus Roger Paget, his longtime friend who passed away on April 1.
In recognition of Lewis & Clark’s commitment to environmental awareness and sustainability, President Wiewel has been invited to attend the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit. The event is organized and hosted by Second Nature, which established the Climate Leadership Network to promote responsible environmental initiatives among colleges and universities.