Colleen Lewis

Colleen Lewis  joined Columbia Health in 2004. In her current role as Director of Disability Services (DS), Colleen does the following:

  • Serves on Disability Services leadership team
  • Provides vision and leadership to the design, organization, development, and implementation of services and programs offered through Disability Services
  • Oversight of student case-management, accommodations, services, and training needed to support students with disabilities at Columbia
  • Serves as a liaison to the faculty and greater campus community on issues related to a range of disabilities, accessibility, classroom and curricular accommodations, and laws related to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act
  • Serves as campus expert for the provision and coordination of academic and campus accommodations for students with disabilities

Colleen enjoys baking-her specialties are cakes and rustic fruit desserts! She is also an avid baseball fan and tries to visit at least one new baseball stadium each season.


·M.S., University of Illinois, Rehabilitation Counseling

·B.A., University of Illinois, Sociology