Effective June 1
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 6, 2017) — 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.
The new structure takes effect June 1, 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.
The new college will continue to offer degrees at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels, with more than 1,000 students currently enrolled in these programs.
The Donna and Allan Lansing School of Nursing and Clinical Sciences, will house the academic departments of nursing, respiratory therapy, medical laboratory sciences and radiation therapy. Dr. Nancy York will serve as the founding dean.
The School of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences will house the academic departments of exercise science, athletic training and physical therapy. Dr. Tony Brosky will serve as the founding dean, in addition to his role as chair of the physical therapy program.