April 10, 2023 | Stephanie Reitz - UConn Communications
Victoria Vaughan Dickson, PhD, RN, FAHA, FHFSA, FAAN, a highly respected nursing educator, researcher, and clinician, has been selected as the 11th dean of the UConn School of Nursing.
Dickson currently is the John W. Rowe Professor in Successful Aging at New York University’s Rory Meyers College of Nursing, where she is also the Assistant Dean for Research Innovation and Director of the Pless Center for Nursing Research.
She starts her new role as UConn’s School of Nursing dean on Aug. 1.
Anne D’Alleva, UConn’s provost and executive vice president for academic affairs, announced Dickson’s appointment in a letter Friday to the school’s faculty, staff, and students, noting she was the top choice from an “exceptionally talented pool of applicants.”
“Dr. Dickson has demonstrated a deep understanding of our School of Nursing’s needs and will bring the necessary leadership and vision to continue the school’s extraordinary achievements across teaching, research, and engagement,” D’Alleva says.