Deborah L. Ulrich, associate dean for undergraduate programs at the Wright State University-Miami Valley College of Nursing and Health, has been named interim dean of the college.
Ulrich has a bachelor’s degree in nursing from The Ohio State University, a master’s in nursing from Ball State University and a Ph.D. in family relations and human development/sociology from Ohio State.
Ulrich was an assistant professor of nursing at Wright State from 1981 to 1988 and an associate professor and professor of nursing at Miami University from 1988 to 2005. She was director of nursing education at RETS College in Centerville from 2005 to 2006 and dean of nursing programs at Hondros College of Nursing in Westerville from 2006 to 2011.
As associate dean for undergraduate programs at Wright State, Ulrich’s responsibilities included the traditional BSN, RN-to-BSN and second-degree baccalaureate programs. She was also responsible for hiring and mentoring undergraduate nursing faculty and adjunct nursing faculty. In addition, she facilitated Board of Nursing and regional accreditation of undergraduate nursing programs