Our Team

Peter L. Gess, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Engaged Learning (Retired), Hendrix College | Treasurer | Executive Committee

Dr. Peter L. Gess retired from Hendrix College as the Associate Provost for Engaged Learning and Director of International Programs in December 2023. He has been a board member since 2015. Gess led Hendrix College’s distinctive Odyssey engaged learning program and other curricular and co-curricular high-impact practices. He also oversees study abroad programs, international student and scholar services, ESOL programs, and special international projects such as the Rwanda Presidential Scholars Program and the International Student Summer Institute. Gess is also an associate professor of politics and environmental studies and teaches courses in public administration and policy.