Director of the Intercultural CenterReid Campus Center 217509-527-5177
Laura (she/her/hers) is originally from the PNW, raised in a small rural town in Washington State. She has served in various roles both in the non-profit and higher education sectors, which includes working with k-12 students, college students, and families from traditionally underrepresented/underserved populations. At Whitman, Laura's responsibilities include ensuring a community of belonging and providing positive developmental experiences for students who identify as multicultural, international, LGBTQIA+, or other marginalized identities. As the first in her family to graduate college, Laura holds BA degrees in Sociology and Communications from Central Washington University and a MS in Communications from Eastern Washington University.
Interfaith ChaplainReid Campus Center 230509-522-4449
Adam (he/him/his) joined the student affairs staff in September 2006. He received his BA in religion from Wabash College, and earned a Master of Divinity degree from Emory University. In addition to addressing the spiritual needs of students, Adam works to facilitate religious life and promote religious diversity on campus. Adam is an ordained minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) tradition.
Grzegorz (Greg) Lecki
Associate Director of the Intercultural Center - International Student Support Services
Grzegorz or Greg, (he/him/his) received his MSC in Poland majoring in horticulture, as the first in his family to receive a college degree. He started his international career at The Ohio State University in 2003 within the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. He was heavily involved in international student exchanges, agricultural internships, visas, recruitment, domestic and international programming. He established exchange programs and visited colleges in dozens of countries all over the world.
Greg joined Whitman College in December 2019 because of Whitman’s academic reputation, attractive location and growing international student population.
Greg loves being outside, whether it is gardening, camping or kayaking. He also enjoys cooking, especially baking various types of breads.