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Willamette University

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Salem, Oregon 97301

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Administration -- College of Liberal Arts 

Dean's Office

  • Carol S. Long, Dean; B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University 
  • David A. Douglass, Associate Dean; B.A., M.A., California State University, Fresno; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University  (Sabbatical 2005-2006)
  • Jerry Gray, Associate Dean; B.S., Santa Clara University; Ph.D., University of Utah
  • Sarah G. Jennings, Assistant to the Dean, Budget Manager
  • Ann M. Nicgorski, Associate Dean; B.A., University of Notre Dame; M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill


  • Patrick Blanchfield, Director of Communcations, IDEA at Willamette; A.B., Harvard College

Office for Faculty Research and Resources

  • J. Gary Tallman, Director; A.B., West Liberty State College; Ph.D., West Virginia University
  • Patricia C. Alley, Associate Director; B.A., Willamette University; M.A., Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School
  • Kendra Mingo, Grants Specialist; B.S., Lewis & Clark; M.A., University of Colorado

Hallie Ford Museum of Art

  • John P. Olbrantz, The Maribeth Collins Director; B.A., Western Washington University; M.A., University of Washington
  • Elizabeth Garrison, The Cameron Paulin Curator of Education; B.S., University of Pacific; M.A., University of California, Davis
  • Keith M. Lachowicz, Exhibition Designer/Chief Preparator; B.Envd., University of Colorado, Boulder; BFA, University of Colorado, Boulder; MFA, San Francisco State University
  • Mary L. Parks, Collection Curator; B.A., University of Minnesota; M.A., St. Mary's University of Minnesota

Mark O. Hatfield Library

  • Deborah B. Dancik, University Librarian; B.A., M.L.S., University of Michigan; M.Ed., University of Alberta
  • Liz Butterfield, Circulation Services Manager; B.S., Oregon State University
  • Carol A. Drost, Associate University Librarian for Technical Services; B.A., Kalamazoo College; A.M.L.S., University of Michigan 
  • Bill Kelm, Systems Librarian; B.A., Willamette University; M.L.I.S., University of Washington
  • Gary M. Klein, Management and Economics Librarian; B.A., M.L.S., State University of New York at Buffalo 
  • John M. Repplinger, Science Librarian; B.S., Western Oregon University; M.L.I.S., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 
  • Joni R. Roberts, Associate University Librarian for Public Services and Collection Development; B.A., Willamette University; M.L.S., San Jose State University 
  • Ford C. Schmidt, Head of Reference Services; B.A., University of California, Irvine; M.L.I.S., University of California, Berkeley
  • Rich Schmidt, Document Delivery and Library Systems Coordinator; B.A., Willamette University
  • J. Doreen Simonsen, Humanities and Fine Arts Librarian; B.A., M.A., University of Oregon; M.I.L.S., University of Michigan
  • Michael W. Spalti, Associate University Librarian for Systems; B.A., Central College; M.L.S., Syracuse University 

International Education

  • Kris Lou, Director of International Education and Assistant Professor of International Studies; B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon
  • Christine Andresen, Associate Director, B.A., Colorado College; M.S., Central Washington University 
  • Sakoto Fukai, International Education/TIUA Intern; B.A., Oregon State University
  • Stacy West , Study Abroad Advisor; B.A, Willamette University

Public Policy Research Center

  • Laura Leete, Director, B.A., University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University
  • Robert Collin, Sr. Research Scholar; B.A., Buffalo State College; J.D., Albany School of Law; M.S.U.P., M.S.W., Columbia University; LL.M., University of Missouri


  • Kristianne Reinholtzen , University Registrar, B.A., Luther College; M.A., The University of Iowa
  • Marilyn Plenge, Assistant Registrar