Sally Lorentson

Sally Lorentson

Sally Lorentson

Associate Dean of University Life

Student transitions to college; College student alcohol and drug use; Student athletes; Scholar-practitioners in student affairs

Dr. Sally Lorentson currently holds the position of Assistant Vice President in the division of University Life. She is an adjunct faculty member for the Recreation, Health, and Tourism department and Higher Education Program. She holds a master’s degree in Counseling from California Lutheran University, and a doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from The George Washington University. Dr. Lorentson is a long time member of the editorial board for the NASPA Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. She has worked in the field of student affairs for almost 20 years in capacities that range from working in housing, residence life, student conduct, wellness programming, recreation and intramurals, orientation and new student programs, student activities, student coaching, learning services, and off-campus student services. She also helped to establish the first known office of Contemporary Student Services in US higher education. Her research interests include student transitions to college, college student alcohol and drug use, student athletes, students who are parenting or pregnant, and scholar-practitioners in student affairs.

Courses Taught

Health 110 - Personal Health

Health 310 - Drugs and Health

CTCH 792 - Student Development Theory


Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, The George Washington University