Welcome to the School of Nursing & Health Studies!

It is my genuine pleasure to welcome your participation within our vital and vibrant learning community. SNHS offers an exceptional academic environment, combining a rich educational tradition with an atmosphere of innovative inquiry. Working together, our students, staff, faculty, and community partners pose bold questions, engage in rigorous investigation, and collaborate thoughtfully to ensure that such insights have optimal and lasting impact. Your contributions are valued. I hope you will call on me if I can be of service to you.

Linda S. Watts, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, School of Nursing & Health Studies


Explore the profiles of our core faculty members and view lists of affiliate faculty and emeritus faculty. Profiles include information on courses taught and research & scholarship.

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Feel free to contact our team with questions or to learn more about our programs.

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Leadership Team

Meet our Dean, Associate Dean, Director of Nursing, Director of Health Studies, Director of Academic Services, School Administrator and members of the Elected Faculty Council!

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Stay connected with our School! We prepare our alumni for a variety of career paths and look forward to learning more about their accomplishments.

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Graduating Class

Over 200 students per year complete their program of study with the School of Nursing & Health Studies.

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Healthcare Advisory Board

The Healthcare Advisory Board provides guidance to the School of Nursing & Health Studies (SNHS) on healthcare challenges and opportunities, workforce preparedness, and nursing education. SNHS is grateful for their support and for advising us in improving the health of diverse communities.

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Curricular & Educational Policies Board

The Curricular & Educational Policies Board is comprised of regional education leaders and provides our school guidance on degree pathways, student-related trends, and other mutually beneficial issues. We are grateful for their partnership in creating excellence in education and increasing student success.

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