Welcome From The Dean

Welcome to Spring semester 2022. We are excited to be back with you in the classroom, simulation, lab, and clinicals. We look forward to getting to see those of you who are returning and getting to know those of you are just beginning as we support you on your journey to become The Marquette Nurse. Dr. Janet Krejci retired at the end of Fall semester and the college is so grateful for her amazing leadership. It is my honor be serving as the Acting 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 MU COVID-19 Mitigation Spring 2022. The changes to the academic calendar for Spring 2022 can be found at 2022 Spring Academic Calendar.  

The Marquette College of Nursing education shines in moments like these. Our 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
Acting Dean, College of Nursing
Marquette University