College of Nursing Dean Search

Oct. 4, 2018

We are making significant progress in our search for the next dean of the UA College of Nursing. The final job description and recruitment materials have now been finalized. (Click here to view job description).

Our partners in this effort, Russell Reynolds Associates, are reaching out to highly-qualified individuals to determine their capabilities and organizational fit to the college. Recruitment ads are being posted on key sites, including the American Journal of Nursing, Hispanic Outlook, Chronicle of Higher Education, Diverse Issues in Higher Education, and the AACN website ( Our search firm is also actively pursuing additional candidates for this critical leadership position. If you are interested in applying or nominating someone or would like to provide additional input on the search criteria, please contact Russell Reynolds Associates at

The search committee expects to identify a short list of candidates to move forward in the process and can lead the college across all missions, from education and research to clinical partnerships and donor engagement.  This is an exciting time for the college. We’ll keep you updated as this search continues. 

Michael D. Dake, MD 
Senior Vice President for UA Health Sciences