TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Robert Morris promotes interim dean to lead nursing school

Valerie Howard, dean of the Robert Morris University School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, March 17, 2014, 11:15 a.m.
 

Robert Morris University named Valerie M. Howard as dean of its School of Nursing and Health Sciences, a post she has held on an interim basis since September.

Howard came to RMU from the University of Pittsburgh in 2004. Previously, she served as assistant dean for external affairs of the nursing school, director of development for the school and director of the Regional Research and Innovation in Simulation Education Center at RMU. She has helped raise more than $6 million for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences, the school said in a news release.

Howard earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Science in Nursing and doctorate in higher education administration, both from the University of Pittsburgh. She replaces Lynda Davidson, the school's founding dean, who returned to the faculty.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. McKeesport Area, South Allegheny, Elizabeth Forward musicians head to holiday parades
  2. Membership fees predicted for continued Heritage van use in the Mon Valley
  3. Lost election inspires South Allegheny student’s clothing project
  4. Former Clairton resident killed
  5. Casey supports food donation tax break extension
  6. Steelers cornerback Taylor ready to swap earpiece for helmet
  7. DUI checkpoints take on dangerous drivers
  8. Ehrhoff finding his way with Penguins
  9. No. 15 San Diego State hammers Pitt, 74-57
  10. Cancer didn’t stop mother from living for her son
  11. France’s South West provides much for wine lovers to discover
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.