Executive Staff

Dr. Amy Morrison Goings


Dr. Amy Morrison Goings, LWTech PresidentDr. Amy Morrison Goings is Lake Washington Institute of Technology's ninth president. She joined LWTech in July of 2013.

As a first generation college graduate and passionate advocate for workforce education, Dr. Morrison Goings has committed her career to supporting students in achieving their educational goals.

Prior to coming to LWTech, Dr. Morrison Goings served for nearly ten years in vice presidential roles including advancement as well as campus operations at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Washington. There she was instrumental in advocating for students on the state and federal level as well as ensuring that students had state-of-the art facilities in which to complete their education, including the construction of a 55,000-square-foot Allied Health Building. Morrison Goings also served as adjunct faculty.

Dr. Morrison Goings began her community and technical college career at Bates Technical College where she was responsible for legislative advocacy as well as leading the Bates Technical College Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students with scholarships and emergency resources.

Prior to her community and technical college career, Morrison Goings served as the Deputy Director in the Office of Congressman Norm Dicks with responsibility for higher education and workforce outreach.

She received her doctorate in Higher Education Administration at the University of Nebraska Lincoln in December 2013 as part of the National Community College Leadership Cohort. Her dissertation focused on the importance of student completion (earning a credential such as a degree or certificate) for students pursuing a workforce or technical degree. She received her Masters of Public Administration at The Evergreen State College and her undergraduate degree at Mills College.

Dr. Morrison Goings serves on the Board of One Redmond and is a member of Redmond Rotary. She lives in Kirkland with her son William.