Former Leaders of ENHP
Ralph O. Mueller
Dean, 2009–16; College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
“Community partnerships in the education, health, and policy arenas are the key to future successes. But bridging academic work and the needs of communities—translating theory into practice, and back—requires the resolve of all constituents to work collaboratively with the common goal of excellence through relevance."
Dorothy M. Zeiser
Dean, 2001–09; Interim Dean, 2000–01; College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
"Our college's common collegial purpose is that we educate professionals to teach, promote well-being, and become leaders in local, national, and global communities."
H. Frederick Sweitzer
Acting Dean, 2005–06, College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
"The college is dedicated to service learning, an unwavering commitment to the local communities, and to meeting the pressing needs of the people who live there."
Dean, 1998–2000, College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
Dean David Caruso recognized the need for, and strongly supported the development of, the first collegewide website.
Dean, 1991–98, College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
"In my mind, the key to all of the college's programs—education, nursing, and health professions—is likely to be community partnerships."
Dean, 1983–91; Interim Dean, 1982–83; College of Education and Allied Services / College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
"Computers play an extremely important role in our society. . . . Our teachers are the future shapers and movers of our society who already need, or will soon need, help in the area."
Irving S. Starr
Dean, 1957–82, College of Education and Allied Services
Dean Irving Starr outlined five factors destined to mold America's future: "population growth, technological advancement, the nation's status in world affairs, man's greatly increased area of knowledge, and the acceptance of the humanics—aesthetic values—as the basis of enduring progress and stability."