PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Pace University's Lienhard School of Nursing has welcomed Dr. Rhonda Maneval, who will to be the new Executive Associate Dean for Academic Nursing beginning this fall semester.
Dr. Maneval comes to Pace by way of Michigan State University, where she currently is Associate Professor of Nursing and Director for Undergraduate Nursing Education. Her career in nursing includes experiences in education leadership, administration, and new program development. Additionally, she has more than ten years of experience in nursing program administration.
“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Maneval," said Dean Harriet R. Feldman. "Her administrative experiences coupled with her expertise as an educator and scholar, position her well for the role of Executive Associate Dean for Academic Nursing.”
Throughout her career, she has led a number of major curriculum revisions aimed at equipping graduates with the intellectual skills needed for current practice as well as those that will be needed to meet future challenges. For example, Dr. Maneval transitioned the RN-BSN Program at Temple University to an online program, the University’s first curriculum to do so.
“The College of Health Professions and the Lienhard School of Nursing are growing and thriving, and we are fortunate to welcome Dr. Maneval into this newly created position at such an exciting time," said Feldman
Dr. Maneval holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Pennsylvania State University, a Master’s degree in Nursing Education from Villanova University, and a Doctorate of Education from Pennsylvania State University.