Welcome From The Dean

Welcome to the 2022/2023 Academic Year. We look forward to seeing those of you who are returning and getting to know those of you who are just beginning as we support you on your journey to become The Marquette Nurse. It is my honor be serving as the Dean for the College of Nursing.

Marquette University College of Nursing brings you a unique learning experience, one that is grounded in the values of the Ignatian tradition, a focus on excellence, faith, leadership, and service, with nationally renowned faculty whose research and influence are shaping nursing education and nursing care across the profession. We offer you individualized, evidence-based, high-quality teaching-learning experiences so you may be all you can be and “Be the Difference” for the patients, families, and communities you serve.

Despite the ongoing challenges due to the pandemic, we continue our commitment to excellence in nursing education, student success, and fostering an inclusive environment in our college (College of Nursing Diversity and Inclusion statement). We will continue to emphasize COVID safety on campus using the best evidence in our decision making. You can access the most updated Marquette policies related to COVID-19 at Coronavirus (COVID-19) // Marquette University.

The Marquette College of Nursing foundation of cura personalis, the amazing gifts our students bring, and the dedicated excellence of our faculty, provides the unique experience that develops the Marquette Nurse. We are confident that this semester will bring new opportunities for self-discovery as we move through the semester together. Please reach out and get to know your faculty, advisors, and administrative team. We are all here to support your success on your journey to becoming the Marquette Nurse.


Dr. Jill Guttormson

Dr. Jill Guttormson
Dean, College of Nursing
Marquette University