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Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Art of Adventure: Dolph Kuss + Fort Lewis College [VIDEO]

When Dolph Kuss first arrived in Durango in 1953, he says he was "one of the few people other than cattle people who'd ever go into what is now the Weminuche Wilderness Area. I'd come back and people would ask me, 'What did it look like up there?'" Kuss says. Thanks to Kuss and a band of followers, students at Fort Lewis College today don’t have to ask those kinds of questions. Join us for a look at the life and legacy of Dolph Kuss as FLC's Outdoor Pursuits celebrates it's 40th year of powering adventure!

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Dr. Jesse Peters to serve as FLC interim provost

Dr. Jesse Peters to serve as FLC interim provost

Dean Dr. Jesse Peters will serve as interim provost and vice president for Academic Affairs starting July 1, taking over for Provost Dr. Barbara Morris, who is becoming president at the State University of New York – Oneonta. 

Dr. Tom Stritikus named as the next president of Fort Lewis College

Dr. Tom Stritikus named as the next president of Fort Lewis College

Stritikus brings record of higher ed leadership and success on and off campus

Dr. Stritikus’ resume tells of a life dedicated to education and creating opportunities for students. He is coming to FLC from his position as deputy director of K-12 Education at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, where he has led funding initiatives in teacher prep, innovation and education.Previous to the Gates Foundation, Dr. Stritikus was dean of the College of Education at the University of Washington (UW), where he also taught.

Fort Lewis College awarded Mellon Foundation grant to support diversity and research

Fort Lewis College awarded Mellon Foundation grant to support diversity and research

The Mellon Foundation grant will fund FLC’s Literacies, Inclusion, and Transit (LIT) program. The program will encourage opportunities for students to see the world through new lenses and promote collaboration with people of different beliefs and backgrounds.