President Loren J. Anderson in September 2009.
Early years as president.
William Frame, vice president of finance and operations, talks with Loren J. Anderson at the Gonyea House.
Loren J. Anderson at his inauguration in 1992. From left to right, The Rev. Herbert W. Chilstrom, presiding Bishop of the ELCA, David Wold Board of Regents (1998-2001) and Bishop of SW Washington Synod and Christopher Browning chair of faculty.
Loren J. Anderson
Loren J. Anderson walks with Phillip Nordquist to graduation in Olson Auditorium.
Dedication of University Center in 2007.
Volly Grande, '36, accepts the Heritage Award presented by Loren J. Anderson during the Pacific Lutheran University Homecoming Brunch on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2010.
Loren J. Anderson at PLU's December commencement ceremony in Olson Auditorium on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010.
President Loren J. Anderson speaks during the The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation "Be the Spark" event at the Tacoma Dome featuring Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Friday, May 13, 2011.Behind is Rose Lincoln Hamilton, President and CEO of the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, and Mycal Ford '12.
Loren J. Anderson with football coach Frosty Westering.
Loren J. Anderson in his office.
Gary Severson, Chair of the Board of Regents, at the podium during the groundbreaking of South Hall.
Early days in the office as president of PLU.
President Loren J. Anderson with Frank Jennings (Board of Regents 1984-1997), in middle, and football coach Frosty Westering.
PLU President Loren J. Anderson smiles while handing diplomas to graduates during the commencement ceremony at the Tacoma Dome on Sunday, May 29, 2011.
Sign Me event, which raises money for Mary Bridge Children's Hospital in 2009.
Volleyball team in Olson Auditorium.
Sign Me event in 2009.
Loren J. Anderson with a student in Lagerquist in 2008.
Songfest in 2010.
PLU's December commencement ceremony in Olson Auditorium on Dec. 11, 2010.
Loren J. Anderson as Dumbledore during a Harry Potter party at Xavier Hall in 2010.
Fred Tobiason, Reed Ojala Barbour and President Loren J. Anderson after cutting the blackberry ribbon during the dedication of the Fred L. Tobiason Outdoor Learning Center at PLU April 2011.
Loren J. Anderson with students in his early years at PLU.
Loren J. Anderson talks with students at the spring donor banquet at PLU May 2011.
Loren J. Anderson and Larry Neeb watch as Martin Neeb cuts the ribbon for the Martin Neeb Center in 2009.
Loren J. Anderson with Donald Morken at the groundbreaking of the Morken Center in 2002.
Loren J. Anderson with Karen Hille Phillips receiving Lifetime Giving Award at Q-Club.
Loren J. Anderson with Arthur Hansen where he was recognized with a President's Medal.
Mary Baker Russell with a shovel full of dirt for the groundbreaking of the Mary Baker Russell center in 1996.
Morken Center Dedication at PLU Feb. 2006.
Namibia trip in 2003.
President Loren J. Anderson with former Gov. Booth Gardner.
Crown Prince Haakon of Norway, center between Loren J. Anderson and MaryAnn on campus in 1999.
Archeologist Thor Heyerdahl with Loren J. Anderson during 1996 presentation of the President’s Award.
Rep. Norm Dicks talks with Loren J. Anderson.
Dr. William Foege '57, with the Andersons at Gonyea House. Foege led the worldwide eradication of smallpox as the head of the CDC.
Loren and MaryAnn with King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway during a 1995 visit to PLU.
PLU President Loren J. Anderson with commencement speaker Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell at the Tacoma Dome on Sunday, May 29, 2011.
Daycrop pilgrim hike 2008, Norway.
President Loren J. Anderson and MaryAnn Anderson greet Archbishop Desmond Tutu at a reception before The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Be the Spark event at the Tacoma Dome on Friday, May 13, 2011.
Sliding on the ice of Antarctica in 2010.
Kjell Magne Bondevik founder and president of the Oslo Center for Peace and former Prime Minister of Norway meets with President Loren J. Anderson during a visit to PLU on Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2010.
1999 Norway visit and embassy reception.
Left to right, Greg Youtz, Neal Sobania, Loren J. Anderson, Greg Guldin and MaryAnn Anderson on the Great Wall of China in 2007.
Loren J. Anderson leaves his inauguration in 1992 with daughter Maren. Behind on right is Lucille Giroux who worked for years in the presidents office.
The Anderson's first days at PLU.
Gonyea House in earlier years.
Loren J. Anderson and MaryAnn in a John Deere Gator delivering water and snacks during student orientation.
MaryAnn Anderson with Erin McGinnis at the Gonyea House.
Early family portrait of President Loren J. Anderson with MaryAnn and daughter Maren.
Family portrait in the 1990's.
Loren J. Anderson with his John Deere collection in the basement of Gonyea House.
Loren J. Anderson and MaryAnn Anderson
Loren J. Anderson and MaryAnn Anderson applaud a music performance during the spring meeting of Board of Regents on Friday, May 6, 2011.
Recent family portrait of President Loren J. Anderson with MaryAnn and daughter Maren.