Nugent elevated to Dean of College of Nursing at Southern Miss | Schools
Dr. Katherine Nugent, director of the School of Nursing at The University of Southern Mississippi, will see her title elevated to dean when the school officially returns to college status on July 1.
The Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning approved the title change during its regular monthly meeting today in Jackson. Nugent has served as the School of Nursing’s director since 2004.
“I am honored to serve as dean of the College of Nursing at Southern Miss and to have an opportunity to be a part of the exciting future here,” said Nugent. “Assuming the deanship is professionally rewarding but the true gratification comes with the return of the School of Nursing to a College of Nursing; a status that reflects the contribution of nursing to the university, the community and the state.”
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