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Dr. Nancy Barnum, PhD., RN, CNE


University of Kentucky – Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN)

Michigan State University – Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)



Dr. Nancy Barnum is originally from Jackson, MI and earned a B.S. in Nursing from Michigan State University. She has been active in nursing education for the past 27 years following 10 years of bedside nursing care and nurse management. In academia, she has held the titles of faculty member, curriculum director, and program director. While teaching she earned a master’s degree in Nursing and a Ph.D. in Higher Education, both from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Barnum continues in higher education because of her love for students and her passion to assist them as they grow in knowledge and professionalism. She also enjoys curriculum development, incorporation of new teaching methods in the classroom, and curriculum and program evaluation. Dr. Barnum joined the faculty of Sullivan University, in July of this year and is excited to assist in building the nursing program in Lexington until it is flourishing and successful.