FLORENCE, SC (WMBF) – Dr. Ruth Wittmann-Price has been appointed Dean of Frances Marion University's (FMU) new school of Health Sciences by FMU President Dr. Fred Carter. The appointment, based on a recommendation of the faculty, is effective immediately.
Wittmann-Price, a widely published scholar on the subject of nursing education, is a graduate of Felician College in Lodi, New Jersey. She later earned her doctorate from Widener University and came to FMU in 2010 as a chair of the Department of Nursing.
The School of Health Sciences will officially begin operations on July 1, 2016 and is the third discrete academic school at FMU. The newly created school will include FMU's undergraduate and graduate programs in nursing and be home to several new graduate-level healthcare programs scheduled to come online in future years.