Weyerhaeuser Center


Director: Dale E. Soden, Ph.D., Professor of History

Dale Soden has written extensively about religion in the Pacific Northwest. His newest book, recently published by the University of Washington Press, is entitled The Reverend Mark Matthews: Activist in the Progressive Era. He is also the author of the centennial history of Whitworth University -- A Venture of Mind and Spirit -- as well as numerous articles about religious, cultural, and intellectual history.
(509) 777-4433, dsoden@whitworth.edu

Assistant Director for the Institute of Clergy & Lay Leadership:
Rev. Timothy Dolan, Ph.D.

Tim Dolan recently completed a doctorate in organizational leadership at Gonzaga University. He is an ordained Presbyterian minister and has served in the parish for 16 years.
(509) 777-4676, tdolan@whitworth.edu

Archivist: Janet Hauck

Janet Hauck received her master of librarianship degree from the University of Washington in 1986. Before coming to Whitworth, she worked as a librarian at Converse College.
(509) 777-4751 or jhauck@whitworth.edu

Program Coordinator: Michelle Pace

Michelle has been with Whitworth since 1994. In 2001, when the college learned it had been given a $2 million grant from the Lilly Foundation to explore issues of vocation and calling, she joined the staff of the Weyerhaeuser Center as its program coordinator. In May 2004, she earned her bachelor's degree in organizational management from Whitworth's continuing-studies program.
(509) 777-3275 or mpace@whitworth.edu

Program Assistant: Julie Castle

Julie Castle is the newest member of our staff, joining us in February of 2006. She handles all financial matters in the center and assists the program coordinator. She can be reached at (509) 777-4437 or jcastle@whitworth.edu.

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