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News Release

Stinson appointed LCSC Provost and VP for Academic Affairs

LEWISTON, Idaho – Lewis-Clark State College President J. Anthony (Tony) Fernández has appointed Dr. Lori Stinson LCSC Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.  The appointment was effective July 1.

Stinson had been serving as Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs since May 2013.  Prior to that, Stinson had served as Chair of the Nursing and Health Sciences Division since 2007.  She joined the LCSC faculty in 1984 and served as an instructor until 1986.  Stinson rejoined the LCSC faculty as an assistant professor in 1997.   She also worked as community health nurse with the Suquamish Tribe in Washington; public health nurse with the Seattle-King County Public Health Department; rural health volunteer with the Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic; and ER and staff nurse at Gritman Medical Center in Moscow.

Stinson earned a B.S. with a focus on Nursing from the Washington State University Intercollegiate Center for Nursing in Spokane.  She completed her Masters of Nursing at the University of Washington School of Nursing in Seattle and her PhD in Adult Education/Anthropology at the University of Idaho.

“Over the past year, as Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Stinson has established a truly impressive record of leadership, team building, and collegiality,” Fernández said.

“It’s an honor to have been chosen to serve Lewis-Clark State College as its Provost," said Stinson.  “I’ve worked here for nearly 20 years and there’s no finer place to work and no finer group of people to work with – from students to faculty and staff, from administration to the Foundation board members and our community partners.”