Portland, Ore.—February 10, 2020—American College of Healthcare Sciences’ (ACHS) president and founder, Dorene Petersen, is pleased to announce the appointment of Natalie DeWitt, Ph.D., as the college’s new Dean of Students.
As Dean of Students, DeWitt will act as an advocate for students and help ACHS’s online students succeed and achieve their academic goals. She will be responsible for data-driven strategic planning in student affairs and the management of all aspects of the student experience and student retention including first-year experience, academic advising, student retention, student conduct, and student and alumni engagement. Natalie’s role at ACHS contributes to the institution’s culture of assessment, quality improvement, and retention initiatives.
ACHS President Dorene Petersen shared, “Natalie is a seasoned educator with a passion for supporting student success through mentorship and engagement. Natalie’s education and experience in public health, organizational