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The faculty and staff of the College of Nursing are invested in the learning experience and keep students at the forefront of all their day-to-day activities. Contact us with any questions.

College of Nursing
WSU Tri-Cities
1266 Lee Blvd
Richland, WA 99352

Phone: 509-372-7429
Fax: 509-494-7915

The College of Nursing has a uniquely strong partnership within the WSU system and the leaders from each campus work closely with each other and with Dean Joyce Griffin-Sobel to advance the curriculum and successfully recruit, retain, and graduate quality nurses.

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Louise KaplanInterim Academic DirectorNursing 1232509-372-7166

Louise Kaplan

Interim Academic Director of College of Nursing

Kay Olson
Kay OlsonCollege of Nursing, InstructorNursing 1231509-372-7165Assistant Interim Academic Director
Lee Punch
Lee PunchCollege of Nursing, InstructorNursing 1254509-372-7151
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Mark FergusonCollege of Nursing, Academic Support StaffNursing 1222509-372-7180
Hether Kriss
Heather KrissCollege of Nursing, CoordinatorNursing 1234509-372-7168Pre-Licensure and Undergraduate Nursing Advisor
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Kyle Ross

Graduate Nursing Program Advisor

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Karina AispuroAcademic Affairs, Academic Advisor, Academic AdvisingCIC 201509-372-7202Pre-Nursing Program Advisor
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