GENEVA RESIDENT PROMOTED TO DEAN OF STUDENTS AT LAKE ERIE COLLEGE
(PAINESVILLE, OHIO) – Billie A. (Wheelock) Dunn was named Dean of Students at Lake Erie College. In this position she supervises a staff of 20 in the areas of residence life, safety and security, commuter services, career services and internships, student activities, new student orientation and student government.
“Providing quality services that complement a student’s educational experience is what student life is all about,” says Dunn. “The opportunity to work individually with students, guiding their personal growth and development is what makes working in student life at Lake Erie College so rewarding.”
Dunn began at Lake Erie College in February 2002 as Assistant Director of Student Development. She was named director of the department in November of that year, a position she held until her current appointment.
At Lake Erie, Dunn has served on numerous committees, including the College Compensation Committee, Academic Standards Committee, College Budget Committee, AQIP (Academic Quality Improvement Program) and the Presidential Search Committee. She has been a part-time adjunct faculty member, teaching Strategies for Success for the past three years and Career Decisions in 2004.
A 1995 graduate of Geneva High School, Dunn received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Education in Adult Learning, both from Cleveland State University. While at Cleveland State, she was a student assistant in the department of Athletic Academic Advising and a graduate assistant in the department of Undergraduate Admissions-Transfer Affairs and the Center for International Services and Programs.
Dunn lives in Geneva with her husband Jason. She is a member of the Rotary Club of Geneva, Geneva United Methodist Church, Lake County Safe Communities, and the Statewide Alcohol Prevention Initiative.
Founded in 1856, Lake Erie College is a dynamic and progressive institution of higher education, offering 22 undergraduate majors and master’s degrees in business administration and education. This coeducational college, grounded in the liberal arts, enrolls just over 1,000 students of all ages and is nationally recognized for its equine studies programs and international learning opportunities for students. For more information, visit the College website at www.lec.edu or call 800/533-4996.