Linda Young has been named dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at UW-Eau Claire following a national search. She began her new post Aug. 1.
Young comes to UW-Eau Claire from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, where she was a professor of nursing. She will serve as the scholarly and administrative leader of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, which includes the departments of nursing and public health professions and offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in nursing and a bachelor's degree program in environmental public health.
Young received bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in nursing from UW-Milwaukee, Marquette University and UW-Madison, respectively.