LEWISTON, ID – Lewis-Clark State College has two new division chairs to start the 2019 fall semester.
Heather Moon takes over as chair of the Natural Sciences and Mathematics Division from Heather Henson-Ramsey, who accepted a dean’s position at Tusculum University in Tennessee, while Susan Steele is now the interim chair for the Movement & Sports Sciences Division. She replaced Heather Van Mullem, who is still teaching at LC State while going to law school.
Moon is an associate professor of mathematics at LC State and has worked at the college since 2016. She received her bachelor’s degree in mathematics with a physics minor from Eastern Oregon University in 1998 and earned her master’s in mathematics from Kansas State in 2000. She then worked at Walla Walla Community College as the director of instructional support and as an adjunct math instructor. She also spent a year teaching high school in Helix, Ore., and a semester at the University of Miami. Before arriving at LC State, she worked three years at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. She earned her Ph.D. in Mathematics at Washington State University in 2013.
Steele began work at LCSC in late 2017. She worked at the University of Idaho for seven years, including the final five in the athletic department as the director of student-athlete support services and strategic enrollment management. She then worked at WSU as program coordinator for the Center of Civic Engagement. Steele earned her bachelor’s degree from WSU and then her master’s in recreation administration and Ph.D. in philosophy from UI.
The fall semester at LC State began on Monday.