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Longtime faculty member Karen McConnell named AVP and Chief Institutional Effectiveness Officer

February 2, 2022 – Karen McConnell, Ph.D., has been named Associate Vice President and chief Institutional Effectiveness Officer at Pacific Lutheran University. McConnell joined PLU in 1998 as a faculty member in Kinesiology and was appointed Dean of the School of Education & Kinesiology in the fall of 2018.

Encouraging Biliteracy Through Online Learning

May 13, 2021 – Dr. Bridget Yaden, professor of Hispanic and Latino Studies at Pacific Lutheran University, served as the President of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) for the very eventful year of 2020.

“All Tradition is Change”: Redefining Community in the SCC

May 13, 2021 – 2020 has been no stranger to change. Change in communities, ways of life, understanding, normality, mindset: change seems to be the common theme of 2020.