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Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College Announce Retirement of President Dr. Nancy Ridenour

  • 8 December 2020
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Bob Cannon, BJC Group President and Peter Edison, Board Chair of Goldfarb School of Nursing announced that Nancy Ridenour, Ph.D., APRN, FAAN, who has served as the Maxine Clark and Bob Fox President of Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College since 2017, has made the decision to retire from her role as president.

Nancy has agreed to continue to lead Goldfarb until a replacement is named. As part of this transition, Nancy will continue to serve Goldfarb School of Nursing in a new capacity focused on special projects once the new president is named.

“Goldfarb has exciting opportunities ahead. Our strategic plan charts a roadmap for the future direction on how Goldfarb achieves distinction. I plan to insure that Goldfarb thrives and makes a difference in the lives of those we touch. I am committed to staying as President until the successor is on board and am dedicated to working on special projects after my tenure as President,” said Nancy. (Read Nancy's special message

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About Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College

With a legacy beginning in 1902, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College has a strong tradition of educating health care professionals.

Goldfarb School of Nursing is located on the Washington University Medical Campus in St. Louis and is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, with a second site at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. Goldfarb School of Nursing has nationally recognized educational facilities with state-of-the-art classrooms, lecture halls and sophisticated Clinical Simulation Institute labs with patient simulation manikins and exam rooms that provide high-tech, advanced nursing care experiences.

Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) and is approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing and Higher Education Commission.

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