Bellarmine University’s healthcare education programs will be housed in a new College of Health Professions that was unanimously approved by the university’s board of trustees.

This new college will include two schools – the Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences and the School of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences.

The new structure takes effect June 1, 2017, making the College of Health Professions the university’s second college, along with the Bellarmine College of Arts and Sciences. The university also offers degrees through schools of business, communication, continuing and professional studies, education and environmental studies.

“This reorganization and elevation of our healthcare programs emerged after several years of study, with input from department chairs and external stakeholders,” said Dr. Doris Tegart, Bellarmine’s interim president. “I am certain that it positions Bellarmine strategically and well for continued growth in health sciences education.”…

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