Oudenhoven '77 Named President of Colorado Community College

Elizabeth (Betsy) Oudenhoven (Bloomer) '77 was officially was named president of the Community College of Aurora’s on Dec. 3. Oudenhoven becomes the fifth full-time president in the college's 30-year history.

Oudenhoven was the college’s vice president of student affairs for two years before she was asked to fill the interim president’s seat in July. Prior to joining CCA, she was the vice president of student development at Joliet (Ill.) Junior College.

She received her Ph.D. in higher education from Loyola University in Chicago, her master’s degree in counseling from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and her bachelor’s in psychology from St. Lawrence University. At St. Lawrence, she was a member of the women's field hockey and basketball teams.

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