Thomas Krise http://kplu.org en Pacific Lutheran University names new president http://kplu.org/post/pacific-lutheran-university-names-new-president <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQXJ0v9GxnI</p><p><em>(Video of incoming PLU president Thomas Krise by journalists at PLU&#39;s The Mooring Mast student newspaper.)</em></p><p>Pacific Lutheran University has a new president. Thomas W. Krise takes the helm at the private university this June.&nbsp; He replaces Loren Anderson, who&rsquo;s retiring. &nbsp;</p><p>Krise comes to PLU from the University of the Pacific in Stockton, Calif., where he&rsquo;s been the dean of the school of arts and sciences. Krise, an Episcopalian, is the first non-Lutheran to head PLU since it was founded in 1890. Fri, 02 Mar 2012 00:28:22 +0000 Paula Wissel 4298 at http://kplu.org