About Willamette University

James R. Bauer

James R. Bauer

Oversees Campus Safety; food services; the Mail Center; the Print and Design Center; Purchasing; Residential Services; Risk Management; Scheduling, Events and Conferences; Travel Center; The Willamette Store and Word Processing.

James Richard Bauer, vice president for administrative services, joined Willamette University in 1995. He came to Willamette from the University of Idaho where his administrative work spanned 15 years. Bauer’s work at Willamette covers a wide range of responsibilities that support the development and operation of the University. He serves on three nonprofit and community based boards that serve the Salem area. He holds a MBA with highest honors from Willamette University, and a master’s degree in counseling and human services and a Bachelor of Science in interpersonal communication from the University of Idaho.