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Joan Robinson

Executive Director

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Contact Information

Salem Campus

Institute for Continued Learning
900 State Street
Salem  Oregon  97301


  • Member of ICL since 2014
  • Elementary and high schools in Portland, Oregon
  • Wellesley College, BA (Philosophy)
  • Columbia University, MA (Philosophy)
  • Rutgers University School of Law, JD
  • Worked for the Oregon Legislative Assembly, 1977 to 2009, primarily as a lawyer in the Office of Legislative Counsel.
  • Matriarch of family consisting of 2 nephews, 1 niece, their spouses and 5 children.
  • Interested in travel, theater (attending), music (listening), reading, being near the ocean, being with my “grands” (and their parents.)

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Willamette University

Institute for Continued Learning

900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.