Carolyn Dennis

Assistant Dean of Admission

Carolyn Dennis serves as assistant dean of the College of Law’s Office of Admission. Dennis, who joined the admission staff as assistant director in the fall of 2001, came to Willamette with previous law school admission experience. From 1994 to 1997, she was the admission assistant and office manager at the University of California–Davis School of Law, commonly known as King Hall.

Dennis’ professional experience includes working as an account manager for a high-tech public relations firm in Portland, Ore. She also has been a freelance copywriter, advertising executive, operations office manager/executive assistant, operations supervisor, and administrative assistant in corporate, not for profit and college settings.

Dennis received her Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of California–Davis. She also has ties with the Korean-American and Korean Adult Adoptee communities.


  • B.A. University of California-Davis