Jill Hawthorne, EdD
Associate Dean and Director of Academic Support Services
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- Academic support
- Tutoring, academic coaching
- Accommodations for students with disabilities
- Teaching and Learning Committee
- Academic Standards Committee
Jill established her roots in the Pitzer community as a student years ago. She majored in International Relations, studying abroad in Madrid, Spain and Lausanne, Switzerland. At Pitzer, Jill was involved with various campus activities including the new student mentor program, planning Kohoutek, and playing for the Braineaters ultimate frisbee team. Following her time at Pitzer, Jill earned a master’s in education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, which helped launch her career in Student Affairs. Following positions in residential life at Santa Clara University and Pomona College, Jill returned to school to earn a doctorate in education from the University of California, Irvine. Before returning to Pitzer Jill served as the Assistant Dean of Students at Scripps College with primary responsibility in Academic Support Services.
Jill’s personal interests include spending time with her family and friends, camping, riding bikes and dancing. Jill also enjoys teaching art to kids and volunteering as an art teacher at her son’s and daughter’s school.
Students should contact Jill when experiencing difficulties in their academic performance. Jill can provide information about tutoring, other academic resources and counseling. Students with disabilities should contact Jill to arrange academic accommodations and discuss resources available at Pitzer and The Claremont Colleges.