About Heidi Levine
Dr. Heidi Levine is the Dean of Students at Cornell College in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. Prior to coming to Cornell in July, 2008 Heidi served as the director of Student Health and Counseling at the State University of New York College at Geneseo. Previous positions she has held include Associate/Interim Director of the Center for Counseling and Student Development (Radford University), Director of Counseling Services and New Student Orientation (Cabrini College), Director and staff member of Counseling, Academic Support services and Orientation (Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science [now Philadelphia University], and Resident Director (College of New Rochelle).
ACPA has been Heidi’s professional home since 1981. Heidi was a directorate member and chair of the Commission for Counseling and Psychological Services (1994-2002), and served as ACPA Director of Commissions from 2004-06. Her service within the association has also included serving as the 2010 Preconvention Programs Chair, member of the Books and Media Board editorial board (2006-2010), Developments editor (1999-2002), and chair of a Presidential task force on scholarship (2001). She has been recognized by ACPA as a Diamond Honoree and recipient of the Annuit Coeptis senior professional award.
Heidi’s professional activities outside ACPA have included serving as a member of the State University of New York Chancellor’s Personal Safety Task Force, Alcohol & Violence Committee (2003 – 2006); the American College Health Association Mental Health Standards Task Force (2005 – 2009); and as an invited participant with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration Suicide Prevention Dialogue Meeting (November, 2007). Heidi has authored or co-authored articles and book chapters addressing personality and health behavior, impacts of campus suicide, academic retention programs, gay/lesbian/bisexual identity development, and counseling center assessment. She has presented widely on topics including emergency preparedness and response, staff development, student privacy rights, dealing with disruptive student behavior, and multicultural competence.
Heidi received her B.A. in psychology at Northern Illinois University, her M.S. in Student Personnel Services from the Pennsylvania State University, and her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. Heidi is a graduate of the Summer Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration (Bryn Mawr College & HERS Mid-America, July 2004). In her free time Heidi enjoys practically any activity that allows her to be outdoors, choral singing, checking out new restaurants with her partner and friends, and indulging in her love of hockey and opera.