Office: AS 102
Biography: Named Dean officially in March 2016, Dr. Sandra Witte had served as Interim Dean for the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology since December 2014 and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs since June 2007.
Prior to that time, she was a Professor of Nutrition and Chair of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at California State University, Fresno. She also served as the Program Coordinator for the Didactic Program in Dietetics, a program accredited by the American Dietetic Association for preparation of Registered Dietitians.
She has been a Registered Dietitian since 1975 and had more than 15 years of dietetics
practice experience primarily in medical nutrition therapy before coming to Fresno
State. Her areas of expertise include applied nutrition and medical nutrition therapy
She holds a Certificate in Adult Weight Management and a Certificate in Child and
Adolescent Weight Management from the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American
Dietetic Association. She has been a site visitor for the Commission on Accreditation
for Dietetics Education since 1988 and is currently serving as a Program Representative
on the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education board. On June 1, 2008,
Dr. Witte was selected as the Chair-Elect for the board.
Dr. Witte completed her Bachelor of Science: Foods and Nutrition at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, in 1973; her Dietetic Internship at the University of California Hospitals and Clinics, San Francisco, California, in 1974; her Master of Science: Home Economics, Nutrition and Dietetics Option at California State University, Fresno, in 1981; and her Doctor of Philosophy, Major: Food Systems Management and Minors: Nutrition and Education, Department of Nutrition and Food Management, Oregon State University, Corvallis, in 1992.