Loren Anderson http://www.kplu.org en Pacific Lutheran University names new president http://www.kplu.org/post/pacific-lutheran-university-names-new-president <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQXJ0v9GxnI</p><p><em>(Video of incoming PLU president Thomas Krise by journalists at PLU&#39;s The Mooring Mast student newspaper.)</em></p><p>Pacific Lutheran University has a new president. Thomas W. Krise takes the helm at the private university this June.&nbsp; He replaces Loren Anderson, who&rsquo;s retiring. &nbsp;</p><p>Krise comes to PLU from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., where he&rsquo;s been the dean of the school of arts and sciences. Krise, an Episcopalian, is the first non-Lutheran to head PLU since it was founded in 1890. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:28:22 +0000 Paula Wissel 4298 at http://www.kplu.org Pacific Lutheran University President Loren Anderson to retire http://www.kplu.org/post/pacific-lutheran-university-president-loren-anderson-retire <p>One of the longest serving college presidents in western Washington is stepping down.&nbsp; The President of Pacific Lutheran University plans to retire effective a year from now, June 1, 2012.</p><p>Loren Anderson made the announcement Tuesday afternoon&nbsp; to faculty and staff at the south Tacoma campus.&nbsp; Anderson has led Pacific Lutheran University for the past 20 years.&nbsp; (The university holds the broadcast license for KPLU-FM.)</p><p> Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:06:07 +0000 Paula Wissel 1755 at http://www.kplu.org Pacific Lutheran University President Loren Anderson to retire PLU President Loren Anderson announces plan to retire http://www.kplu.org/post/plu-president-loren-anderson-announces-plan-retire <p>Loren and MaryAnn Anderson have announced their intent to leave Pacific Lutheran University in the spring of 2012, at the end of the academic year.</p><blockquote><p><strong>&ldquo;The time is right for the university,&rdquo; Loren Anderson, 65, said. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s a perfect time for new leadership as another era of progress and development is about to open for PLU.&rdquo;</strong></p></blockquote><p> Tue, 31 May 2011 22:34:53 +0000 KPLU 1754 at http://www.kplu.org