Dawn Dillon currently serves as the Director of the First Year Experience and Retention at William Peace University, in Raleigh, NC. Dawn has held several positions at Peace and worked in a variety of areas including residence life, the First Year Experience program, student life, academic advising, academic and disability services. Dawn teaches in the Leadership Studies and Honors programs and is a certified EQi (Emotional Intelligence) interpreter. She is currently chair of the #75% Retention Action Committee. She is the WPUConnect (Starfish)functional leader, serves as primary trainer and coordinates outreach efforts.