Dr. Linda Bowman has announced that Dr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Oudenhoven will join the college Aug. 1 as Vice President for Student Services and Enrollment Management.
Oudenhoven comes to CCA from Joliet Junior College in Joliet, Illinois, where she was Vice President of Student Development. She has also served as Dean of Counseling and Retention, Director of Counseling, Assistant Director of Academic Advising, Student Services Manager, and Assistant Director of Residence Life and Housing at colleges and universities in the east and midwest. Oudenhoven’s husband is also a community college educator.
Oudenhoven holds a Ph.D. in higher education from Loyola University Chicago, where her research focused on “Generation 1.5” Latino Students and English language learning in the community college setting. She holds a master’s degree in counseling and guidance from the University of Colorado Boulder and a bachelor of science degree in psychology from St. Lawrence University.
“Betsy is eager to be here and learn more about CCA and our special community,” Bowman said. “She is eager to work with faculty and staff as we help students achieve their goals.”