January 4, 2018 — Louisville, KY — Galen College of Nursing is proud to announce that Chief Executive Officer Mark Vogt has accepted a position on the National League for Nursing Board of Governors, responsible for oversight of the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing offers professional development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 40,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members.
The NLN Board of Governors has collective and individual responsibilities for organizational policy setting and monitoring, and to understand stakeholder needs and expectations to protect and advance their interests. Additionally, governors are expected to monitor and assess external environmental factors in which the NLN is operating to maintain and cultivate relevance for its members.
Said NLN CEO Beverly Malone, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, “Since he became President of Galen College of Nursing in 2004, Mark has been pioneering innovative pathways for entering the nursing profession and ensuring that students receive a positive experience in a contemporary learning environment. Mark will serve the NLN with dedication, excellence, caring, and integrity.
Galen College of Nursing has long demonstrated a commitment to the NLN and its mission in support of excellence in nursing education. Said Vogt, “The development of support and resources in nursing education is imperative to the expansion and advancement of a strong and diverse workforce. I value the opportunity to contribute and I am honored to join such an esteemed group of leaders as we work together in support of what I consider one of this country’s most valuable resources in healthcare.”
About Galen College of Nursing
Founded over 25 years ago, Galen College of Nursing is one of the largest private nursing schools in the United States. With a focus solely on nursing education and a mission to expand access to nursing education, the College offers baccalaureate and associate degree education and practical/vocational nursing (PN/VN) programs to over 5,000 students on its campuses in Louisville, Ky., Hazard, Ky., San Antonio, Tx., Tampa Bay, Fla., Cincinnati, Oh., and Online. Galen is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. For more information about Galen College of Nursing, visit galencollege.edu.
About the National League for Nursing
Dedicated to excellence in nursing, the National League for Nursing is the premier organization for nurse faculty and leaders in nursing education. The NLN offers professional development, networking opportunities, testing services, nursing research grants, and public policy initiatives to its 40,000 individual and 1,200 institutional members. NLN members represent nursing education programs across the spectrum of higher education, and health care organizations and agencies.