Alexis Austin

Director for Campus Life Engagement


Alexis Austin

Office Location:Anderson University Center - Room 155

  • Professional
  • Biography


  • Master of Science, College Student Personnel, Western Illinois University
  • Bachelor in Arts, English with an Emphasis on Creative Writing), Western Washington University
  • Associate in Arts, Centralia College


Campus Life Responsibilities

  • Supervise 3 Community Directors (Harstad, Hinderlie/Kreidler, and Stuen/Ordal)
  • Primary Advisor for ASPLU
  • Point person for all Student Leader Training
  • Create, plan, implement Celebration of Leadership
  • Collaborator for Campus Life initiatives
    • New Student Orientation

Student Life Responsibilities

  • PLUS 100 Instructor¬†
  • Administrator On-Call (Campus Crisis Response)
  • Conduct hearing educator for campus policy violations


Alexis began at PLU in Spring of 2022. Prior to PLU, Alexis most recently worked at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities & Duluth campuses) in a role similar to Community Directors. Alexis earned her MS in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University after working as a Resident Assistant in undergrad. Alexis grew up in Washington state and is excited to be back! Outside of work, Alexis enjoys board game nights with friends, knitting, writing to penpals, and going on walks and hikes with her dog, Lola.