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Rachel Hitchcock

Associate Dean, External Affairs, Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Johns Hopkins University; President, SPS Alumni Association

'06SPS, Strategic Communication

Hitchcock's Professional experience includes raising $450m for the Knight Cancer Challenge at Oregon Health Science University. She has served on the planning committee for Columbia Alumni Leaders Weekend, as Board Member of Columbia DC, and as former Vice President of Portland Columbia University Alumni Club. Hitchcock is the 2018 recipient of the Dean’s Excellence Award and the 2019 recipient of the Alumni Medalist Award.


  • M.S., Columbia University
  • B.S., Syracuse University