College of Nursing
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  • Welcome to our new Dean, Kristen M. Swanson!

    The College of Nursing warmly welcomes Dr. Kristen M. Swanson, RN, PhD, FAAN, as Dean and Professor. 

    Dr. Swanson comes to Seattle University from the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill where she served as an alumni distinguished professor and dean of the School of Nursing. Dr. Swanson succeeds Dr. Janiece DeSocio who has served as interim dean for the College of Nursing since July 2013.