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Vanderbilt celebrates Dean Norman for accomplishments, leadership

June 30, 2021

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing held a celebration honoring Dean Linda Norman, DNS, FAAN, as she prepared to step down as dean on June 30. Colleagues, faculty, staff, alumni and Vanderbilt University leaders were on hand in person and via Zoom as Vanderbilt Chancellor Daniel Diermeier unveiled a portrait of the dean by acclaimed artist…

Search committee for new dean launched

October 26, 2020

Vanderbilt University has established a search committee for a new dean for Vanderbilt School of Nursing. Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan R. Wente has appointed the  committee to conduct a national search after VUSN Dean Linda Norman announced she would step down in June, 2021. The committee includes a Board of Trust member, two deans,…

Vanderbilt School of Nursing earns national HEED award for diversity

October 5, 2020

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing has received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The award recognizes schools and universities in health care education that demonstrate outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion. “This is a wonderful recognition, and one that honors the hard work of many,”…

Jane Mericle, DNP’20, is named School of Nursing Founder’s Medalist

May 8, 2020

Jane M. Mericle, DNP’20, is this year’s Founder’s Medalist for the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She earned a doctor of nursing practice degree. Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced Vanderbilt’s 2020 Founder’s Medalists in a video message to the university community on May 8. “To all of this year’s Founder’s Medalists, you…

VUSN Dean Norman to lead Vanderbilt Public Health Task Force

March 25, 2020

VUSN Dean Linda Norman will lead a new Public Health Advisory Task Force formed to serve as a resource for Vanderbilt during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interim Chancellor and Provost Susan R. Wente announced the new task force on March 23.

Vanderbilt School of Nursing opens $23.6 million building expansion

January 23, 2019

Vanderbilt University School of Nursing celebrated the opening of its new $23.6 million building expansion with a ribbon cutting and grand opening event on Jan. 22. The expansion, which broke ground in June 2017, features a state-of-the-art simulation lab, technologically advanced classrooms and student services offices.