Warner Pacific Names New VP of Adult Degree Program

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PORTLAND, OR—Warner Pacific College welcomes Dr. Lori K. Jass as the new Assistant Vice President for the Adult Degree Program (AVP/ADP). The position provides key leadership and oversight to the College’s vibrant Adult Degree Program, which has been providing excellence in education for more than 20 years.

After completing a thorough application process coordinated by Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty, Dr. Cole Dawson, Dr. Jass has accepted the position and will begin her service at Warner Pacific College in early August.

Dr. Jass has served in various capacities at Bethel University in Minnesota since 1995, and currently works as the Dean of Academic Affairs at Bethel University for the College of Adult & Professional Studies/Graduate School. In addition, Jass also teaches in the Adult & Professional Studies program as well as in the traditional program through the College of Arts and Sciences.

Dr. Jass brings a diverse background to her position at Warner Pacific, spanning multiple disciplines. Jass earned her B.A. in theatre arts from Bethel University, attended University of Minnesota Graduate School for graduate work in theatre arts, completed a M.A. degree in Theological Studies at Bethel Theological Seminary, and earned her Ed.D. in Leadership and Administration from University of St. Thomas School of Education.

“Dr. Jass will bring a wealth of experience in higher education administration to her new role at the College,” said Warner Pacific President, Dr. Andrea P. Cook. “We welcome her enthusiasm, expertise, and creative ideas for further development of the Adult Degree Program.”

Founded in 1937 in Spokane, Washington, as Pacific Bible College, Warner Pacific is a Christ-centered, urban, liberal arts college dedicated to providing students from diverse backgrounds an education that prepares them to engage actively in a constantly changing world. Learn more at www.warnerpacific.edu.

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