Dean of Nursing Search Process


FALL 2021

- Search committee and Isaacson, Miller using Opportunity and Challenge Profile to recruit candidates for position.

- Members of Marquette community encouraged to submit candidate nominations.


- Search committee to review candidate pool and provide counsel to Isaacson, Miller regarding the pool.

- Isaacson, Miller to utilize search committee counsel to deepen candidate pool.

- Search committee to review candidate pool and identify semifinalists.

- Semifinalist interviews with search committee and Provost Ah Yun.

- Reference and background checks.

- Finalists to make visits to campus where they will interact with a broad range of members of the college and university community. All who participate in finalist visits must sign Acknowledgement of Confidentiality document.

- Those invited to participate in finalist visits to submit feedback that will be reviewed by the search committee and Provost Ah Yun.

- Provost Ah Yun to meet with search committee to receive recommendations on finalists.

- Provost Ah Yun and President Lovell to extend offer to a finalist.



- Provost Kimo Ah Yun invites Dr. Lisa Hanson, professor of Nursing, to chair search committee.

- As specified in Protocol for Conducting a Dean Search, College of Nursing elects faculty representatives to search committee.

- Provost Ah Yun appoints other members of search committee.

- Provost Ah Yun announces composition of search committee.

- Marquette engages with Isaacson, Miller executive search firm.

- Provost Ah Yun meets with search committee and delivers charge.

- Search committee has launch meeting with Isaacson, Miller and schedules listening sessions.

- Listening sessions for faculty, students, and staff in the College of Nursing and other university leaders.

- Search committee meeting focusing on best practices with representatives from Human Resources, Mission and Ministry, Inclusive Excellence, and General Counsel.


Position advertised in:

  • American Academy of Nursing-FAAN Mail
  • American Assembly for Men in Nursing
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • Asian/American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association, Inc.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education (web)
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • Minority Nurse
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses
  • National Black Nurses Association
  • Midwestern Nursing Research Society
  • Marquette website
  • Isaacson, Miller website

- Search committee to utilize input from listening sessions to prepare Opportunity and Challenge Profile.

- Opportunity and Challenge Profile shared with college and broader university community.