David Richardson Jr. will be the new Walla Walla University (WWU) vice president for student life and mission beginning July 1. Richardson comes to WWU from Riverside, Calif., where he served Concorde Career Colleges as director of student affairs on seven campuses. Richardson is also a pastor and has served the Southeastern California Conference in church growth and evangelism. He holds a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Argosy University and a Master of Divinity from Andrews University. He will replace George Bennett, who has been serving as an interim vice president for the past year. He and his wife, Melanie, have two school-age sons. Read more online from Walla Walla University.