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

Monica Rimai

Monica Rimai

  • Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration; Treasurer, Board of Trustees
  • 503-370-6728
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