A native of the Pacific Northwest, Lynn Hermanson is a higher education professional with over 14 years of experience in student services including advising, admissions, recruiting, and financial aid. Lynn, a first-generation college graduate, is committed to UW Tacoma’s efforts to provide access for students and establish partnerships with our surrounding communities, as an urban-serving institution. Most recently, Lynn served as the Assistant Director for the UW Tacoma Global Honors Program recruiting and advising undergraduate students and also managing day-to-day operations of the office. Prior to Global Honors, she served in the role of Graduate Advisor, Recruiter, and Academic Specialist in the UW Tacoma School of Social Work and Criminal Justice for nearly six years. Primarily, Lynn was responsible for managing all program admission functions, coordinating recruiting activities, advising current and prospective students, directing graduate student services, and executing various administrative tasks.
Lynn is pleased to assume the role of Certification Officer and Academic Advisor in the School of Education, and is thrilled to continue serving students while promoting quality education and excellence. As a champion of student success, she’s excited to be a part of a dynamic program that encourages growth and discovery, while fostering our community’s educators and leaders.
Lynn holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (2002) and a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration (2007), from Washington State University.