Joan Griffis in 2015 with Larry Landis, author of A School for the People: A Photographic History of Oregon State University

Remembering Joan Griffis, 1938-2022

February 1st, 2023 posted by Marty Brown

We are saddened by the news that Joan Elizabeth Griffis, a loyal OSU Libraries and Press benefactor, died last month at age 84. A lifelong champion of libraries and learning, Joan was a founding member of the Library Advisory Council and created an endowed internship at OSU Press to introduce students to scholarly book publishing.

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