DEAN, COLLEGE OF NURSINGDETROIT, MICHIGAN
Wayne State University (WSU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Dean of the College of Nursing. Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized research institution that blends academic distinction, influential research, and student access with an unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence. Wayne State holds the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s designation as an institution with “very high research activity,” as well as the foundation’s most comprehensive classification for community engagement. WSU is among the nation’s top public universities for total research expenditures ($259.9 million) according to the National Science Foundation. The university boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan’s 15 public universities, and offers over 370 academic programs to a student body of nearly 28,000 on a 203-acre campus.
Since its founding in 1945, the Wayne State University College of Nursing has offered exceptional education and research opportunities that have attracted students and faculty from across the country and world. As one of Wayne State’s 13 colleges and schools, the College of Nursing’s undergraduate and graduate programs are consistently ranked in the top ten percent of all nursing schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report and The Gourman Report.
The next dean of the Wayne State University College of Nursing will lead a college with a storied history in research, education, and clinical care. Reporting to the provost and senior vice president, the dean will oversee the creation of a long-range strategic vision for the college. S/he will empower and integrate an outstanding faculty; sustain a strong tradition of faculty governance; increase research productivity and funding; ensure an excellent student experience; nurture vital relationships with alumni, nursing colleagues, donors, and other community members; and maintain exceptional support from staff. The dean will play a public leadership role to further the mission of the college and university.
The successful dean candidate will be a committed leader who can articulate and implement a strategic vision for the college, promote interprofessional education and research, and attract exceptional people and resources to the college. The dean will bring a record of achievement that clearly qualifies for appointment as a full professor with tenure in the college and as a leader of the faculty. The dean must be a registered nurse (RN) who holds both a graduate degree in nursing and a doctoral degree.
Please direct all inquiries, expressions of interest, and nominations in confidence to Stephanie Fidel or Amy Segal at Isaacson, Miller via www.imsearch.com/5035.
Wayne State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, which complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. Wayne State University is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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