Forest B. Wortham, D.Ed

University College
Academic Advisor
Millett Hall 121, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001
  • D.Ed. Adult Education Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pa
  • Ed.Specialist I School and Community Psychology Wayne State University, Detroit, Mi
  • M.A. Guidance and Counseling University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Mi
  • B.A. French Schiller College, Paris France
  • Certificate French Universitie de Sorbonne, Paris, France
  • Certificate  Spanish La Universidad Rural De Guatemala, La Antigua, Guatemala

CLASS Academic Advisor

  • Assist students in clarifying their goals and objectives as it relates to major selection and career choice
  • Help students to clarify and prioritize extra-curricular activities i.e... work, family, and childcare and academics.
  • Collaborate with student to identify alternative methods of being academically successful and how to achieve that success
  • Coach at-risk  commuter students to the point of positive self-actualization

Ancillary Academic Advisor for:University Center for International Education, Honors Program, Athletics, Disability Services,Veteran  and Military Center,  and Undergraduate Admissions, Transfer and Non Traditional Students.:
International Students

  • Communicate with foreign embassies, consulates and cultural missions verifying student academic progress, degree verification, degree completion, major change, and transfer course verification. 


  • Verify degree completion percentages per NCAA regulation requirements for Athletic Advising Office.

Honors Students

  • Advises honors students on selecting honor’s courses per Honors Program request 

Disabled students

  • Assign supplemental courses for students per Office of Disability Services request.  
  • Provide supporting documentation of degree progress and completion to State Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation state and local agencies.


  • Document and verify student degree completion plans for Armed Services and Veterans office 

Undergraduate Admissions

  • Review and assess academic credentials of  perspective, first year, transfer, and matriculating students  to enter COLA majors

Transfer and Non Traditional Students

  • Advise students regarding Core class requirements and evaluate said classes as they relate to college requirements.

Higher Education Career Positions

  • Academic Advisor CLASS  Wright State University College of Liberal Arts
  • Director Multicultural Student Programs and Womyns Center Wittenberg University
  • Director of Student Development and Career Development Florida Gulf Coast University
  • Assistant Director Off Campus Living / Student Life Pennsylvania State University
  • Career Counselor / Minority Career Fair Coordinator Pennsylvania State University
  • International Student Advisor Wayne State University
  • Academic Advisor Project 350 TRIO Program Wayne  State University





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