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Become a Partner

NEW Pathway builds on the success of existing community partnerships to advance innovation and excellence in nursing in the Lake Forest region.

Community partnerships directly affect NEW Pathway's outcomes. A broad network of academic, health system, governmental, and community partners provide opportunities for students at every stage of the education to workforce pathway.

Your partnership will transform nursing education, our future nursing workforce, and our community's health.

Contact Chad Ruback for information on giving or Dr. Sandra Larson for partnership inquiries.

Sandra Louise Larson

Sandra Louise Larson, PhD, CRNA, APRN, FAANA, FNAP

Founding Dean of College of Nursing, Vice President of Partnerships, Associate Professor

Dr. Sandra Larson is the founder of RFU's College of Nursing and–since 2015–she's served as associate provost for clinical partnerships.

Chad B. Ruback

Chad B. Ruback, MSEd, MBA

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Chad leads philanthropy and engagement efforts in support of the university’s bold vision.