Faculty News


  • Faculty Link Newsletter: April 2022

    Faculty— April 11, 2022

    AACN is currently accepting applications for the position of Implementation Director AACN Essentials. This key member of the AACN team will provide academic, strategic, technical, operational, and managerial leadership focused on the transition to the 2021 Essentials.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: March 2022

    Faculty— March 14, 2022

    The ELAN program provides aspiring deans and senior faculty with a variety of interactive opportunities to enhance their executive leadership skills. This year-long program features a week-long immersion experience (July 31-August 5), peer coaching, virtual workshops, and the opportunity to create new bonds with like-minded colleagues.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: February 2022

    Faculty— February 14, 2022

    The Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN) program provides aspiring deans and senior faculty a number of interactive opportunities to enhance their executive leadership skills. This year-long program features a week-long immersion experience, peer coaching, virtual workshops, and more.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: January 2022

    Faculty— January 10, 2022

    Leadership development has been a cornerstone of AACN’s programs and services since its inception. If sharpening your leadership skills is one of your New Year resolutions, we invite you to explore some of AACN's opportunities designed especially for faculty.  

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: December 2021

    Faculty— December 13, 2021

    AACN is pleased to announce that 45 nursing faculty from across the nation completed the virtual weeklong intensive for the Elevating Leaders in Academic Nursing (ELAN) program, held October 18-21, the first of three learning components. ELAN is part of AACN’s leadership development portfolio, AACN LEADS, and is specifically designed for aspiring deans and senior faculty in leadership roles. 

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: November 2021

    Faculty— November 8, 2021

    The Foundation for Academic Nursing, the philanthropic arm of AACN, is pleased to announce the 2021-2022 recipients of the AACN Faculty Scholars Grant Program. Following.a competitive process involving 57 applications from facultly nationwide, the nurse educators to receive funding for their scholarly projects are Dr. Laurie Kennedy-Malone from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for her work on Enhancing Nurse Practitioner Competency-Based Education and Assessment with Innovative Video Simulations, and Dr. Kristen Munyan from Oakland University for her work on Enhancing Laboratory Infrastructure to Support At-Risk and ESL Students.

  • Call for Nominations for the 2022 CNL Awards

    Faculty— November 8, 2021

    AACN and the Commission on Nurse Certification (CNC) are now accepting nominations for the 2022 CNL Educator Award and the CNL Vanguard Award. 

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: October 2021

    Faculty— October 11, 2021

    AACN is committed to providing resources, education, and guidance to assist member schools in implementing the new AACN Essentials and help all stakeholders understand this historic shift in nursing education.

  • Faculty Link Newsletter: September 2021

    Faculty— September 13, 2021

    This month's newsletter features several opportunities for nurse faculty  including, new leadership education modules, upcoming conferences, DEI  tool kit, and much more! 

  • Application Deadline Approaching for TIGER - Translation and Integration of Genomics is Essential Doctoral NuRsing

    Faculty— August 11, 2021

    AACN Member Schools are invited to submit applications for  the Translation and Integration of Genomics is Essential to Doctoral NuRsing (TIGER), which aims to facilitate personalized health care through a national educational effort.