New Leadership in Academics
Ligman Named Acting Vice President for Academic Administration
By: Rosa Jimenez
Scott Ligman has been named Walla Walla University's acting vice president for academic administration. Ligman’s appointment began July 1 following the departure of Ginger Ketting-Weller. The former vice president for academic administration has taken the position as the dean of the School of Education at La Sierra University.
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Ligman is currently the university's associate vice president for academic administration, a position he has held since 2008. He also holds the rank of professor in the Department of Biology where he served for nine years as chairman of the department. Ligman earned his doctoral degree in zoology with an emphasis in physiology and neurobiology from Oregon State University, and his master's and bachelor’s degrees from Andrews University.
Ligman will serve as the associate vice president as well as the acting vice president for academic administration until a new vice president is approved by the university board.