Press Release Archive 2011 - 1999

College of Idaho hires four new staff members

2010. 09. 23.

The College of Idaho has added four new staff members in recent weeks:

Lisa DeDapper, major gifts officer
Lisa DeDapper has been hired as a major gifts officer at The College of Idaho. DeDapper comes to C of I from Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Idaho, where she served as CEO from 2005-2010. She earned a bachelor's degree from C of I and a master's degree from the University of Utah. DeDapper served as the executive branch director of the Downtown YMCA in Boise from 2002-2005 and held various leadership positions at the Treasure Valley Family YMCA from 1995 to 2002.

Ryan Aldrich, assistant director of admissions
Ryan Aldrich has been hired as an assistant director of admissions at The College of Idaho. Aldrich comes to C of I from Vail Mountain School in Colorado, where he served as director of college counseling. Aldrich received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Colby College in Maine and a master's degree in higher education administration with a sub specialization in admission and advising from the University of Denver.

Will Fowler, admissions counselor
Will Fowler has been hired as an admissions counselor at The College of Idaho. Fowler is a graduate of Ontario High School, Treasure Valley Community College and C of I, where he received a degree in psychology and theatre. Fowler also received a master's degree in fine arts from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Fowler spent six years working as an actor in New York City. He is excited to be back in Idaho and at his alma mater, where he will be the fine arts liaison to the admissions department.

Kinga Britschgi, academic assistant for Boone Hall
Kinga Britschgi has been hired as an academic assistant for Boone Hall at The College of Idaho. Britschgi comes to the College from Intermountain Gas Company, where she worked as an administrative assistant for the past 10 years. Britschgi graduated from Ferenc Kölcsey Teachers' Training College in Hungary with a bachelor's degree in elementary education and teaching English as a foreign language. She taught English at a college in Hungary and worked as a language coordinator for the U.S. Peace Corps from 1990-1995 before moving to the United States. Britschgi is married to John Britschgi, a web page analyst at the College.

Founded in 1891, The College of Idaho is the state's oldest private liberal arts college. It has a century-old tradition of educating some of the most accomplished graduates in Idaho, including seven Rhodes Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, and another ten Truman and Goldwater Scholars. The College is located on a beautiful campus in Caldwell, Idaho. Its distinctive PEAK curriculum challenges students to attain competencies in the four knowledge peaks of the humanities, natural sciences, social sciences and a professional field, enabling them to graduate with an academic major and three undergraduate minors in four years. For more information on The College of Idaho, visit