Western Oregon selects Executive Director of Human Resources Desiree Noah

MONMOUTH, Ore. – Dr. Jesse Peters, Western Oregon University President, names Desiree Noah as the university’s Executive Director of Human Resources. Please join us in congratulating Desiree Noah, who will begin her role on June 26th.

“Desiree Noah is the right leader at the right time for the Human Resources Team at Western Oregon University. I have confidence that she will engage our institution in ways that will make us stronger,” said President Peters.

Noah currently serves as the Executive Director of People, Safety, and Compliance at Clatsop Community College, where she also served as Director of Human Resources and Title IX Compliance Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master of Business Administration. She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the role, including years of experience working at a Hispanic Serving Institution.

“I am excited to be a part of the WOU community and HR team. I cannot wait to contribute to the continued success I witnessed during my visit,” says Desiree.

The Executive Director of Human Resources is responsible for leading the functional areas of employment, employee relations, labor relations, compensation, payroll, benefits, compliance, policy and procedure development, and performance management and training. Western Oregon looks forward to Noah’s leadership and support for our students and employees.


About Western Oregon University

Western Oregon University, founded in 1856 in Monmouth, is the state’s oldest public university. Serving about 4,000 students, WOU is a mid-sized, NCAA Division II institution with about 70% of the student population being from Oregon. A significant portion of attendees are members of under-represented groups, veterans, or non-traditional students. WOU is Oregon’s campus of choice for those seeking a transformative education in a supportive, student-centered learning community where classes are taught by faculty. Together we succeed.

Media Contact
Brittany Kima, Public Information Officer
503-838-8065 | kimab@wou.edu

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