About Willamette University

University Leadership

Willamette University is led by a president who is appointed by a Board of Trustees. The board and president work collaboratively to set the strategic direction for the university. Each of the university’s colleges and administrative units is also led by a dean or a vice president.


President

Deans

Marlene Moore

Marlene Moore

Curtis Bridgeman

Curtis Bridgeman

David A. Douglass

David A. Douglass

Debra J. Ringold

Debra J. Ringold

Vice Presidents

John D. Balling

John D. Balling

James R. Bauer

James R. Bauer

Dennis P. Bergvall

Dennis P. Bergvall

Michael Beseda

Michael Beseda

  • Vice President of Enrollment and University Communications
  • (503) 370-6627
  • (925) 457-6383 mobile
Kristen Grainger

Kristen Grainger

  • Vice President and Executive Assistant to the President; Administrative Secretary, Board of Trustees
  • 503-375-5474
William A. Yasinski

William A. Yasinski