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UMSL College of Nursing Dean search





The search for the University of Missouri-St. Louis (UMSL) Dean for the College of Nursing has begun. 

Committee Roster


  • Keshia Elder, Dean and Clinical Professor, College of Optometry


  • Judith Lewis, Interim Dean, College of Nursing
  • Cathy Arshadi, Senior Vice President, Director of Financial Management, Commerce Trust company
  • Sheila Grisby, Associate Professor, Dean’s Fellow for Community Engagement, Director, Community-Based Clinical Education
  • Elise Schaller, Associate Dean of Academic Programs, Assistant Teaching Professor
  • Baorong Guo, Professor of Social Work
  • Cara Doerr, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, College of Nursing
  • Paula Prouhet, Associate Teaching Professor, Accelerated BSN Program Director, College of Nursing
  • Tanika Busch, Vice Chancellor, Finance Administration Division
  • Colette Dixon, Associate Provost of Student Success
  • Kennady Carter, BSN Nursing Student, Vice President of Student Nurses Association, Service Chair Homecoming Committee
  • Luke Little, Graduate Student, DNP Nursing
  • Anne Fish, Editorial Board, Applied Nursing Research Editorial Board, Translational Journal of the American College of Sports Medicine Professor of Nursing and PhD Program Director, College of Nursing
  • Diane Saleska, Associate Teaching Professor, College of Nursing
  • Denise Quello, Director Program and Project Operations, College of Nursing

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Reviewed 2023-11-01