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University of Denver. School of Nursing



Begins with Nurse Training Program in 1948 and was later discontinued in 1961. In March 1978, a Bachelor of Science of Nursing program is proposed and approved. The program is officially established in August 1978. This became the foundation of the re-established School of Nursing which was established in 1980, accredited in 1982, and discontinued again in 1984.

“Student Nurse Training Program Starts With 131 Women Registered,” The Denver Clarion, vol. 25, no. 37, September 28, 1948, 2.

(March 15, 1978) Bachelor of Science in Nursing Proposal. Received:Vice-Chancellor University Resources. Original Document; Clarion, March 30, 1978; Clarion, April 10 1978; Clarion, August 9, 1978.

Minutes, Board of Trustees, Nov.13-14, 1980.

Today: January 4, 1982f, vol. 3, no. 10, pg. 3; Chris McKenna, “School of Nursing Receives Accreditation To Pursue Baccalaureate Education Style,” The Denver Clarion, vol. 87, no. 23, January 14, 1982, 4.


School of Nursing discontinued in 1961.


Card Catalog- Academic Units; Board of Trustees Minutes – Volume Q: page 391.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Nursing Program Records

Identifier: U074

Collection contains proposals, publications, course material, handbooks, syllabi, accreditation, correspondence, announcements, and memorabilia related to the related to the University of Denver School of Nursing and its Baccalaureate Nursing Program.

Dates: Other: Date Not Yet Determined

The Denver Clarion, vol. 37, issue 40, 1961 March 31

Identifier: clarion_v037i40_19610331

DU Students to Join Company Leaving for Orient Tomorrow. Nominations Tuesday for AUSA Posts. Freshman Camp Counselors Selected; To Meet Tuesday. University Drops Nursing Program After 4 Years. J. Cover Selected Alumni Relations Associate Leader. Rhodes to Speak on Easter Sunday.

Dates: 1961 March 31

The Denver Clarion, vol. 37, issue 42, 1961 April 7

Identifier: clarion_v037i42_19610407

Pioneer IK’s Promote New Group Goals. Senate to Probe Facts Concerning Nursing Program. Noted Metallurgist, McLachlan to Join DRI Staff, Says Alter. All School Offices Are Now Open for Student Petitions. Positions on Publications Board Open. Enberg, Lewis Challenge Eastern Team.

Dates: 1961 April 7

The Denver Clarion, vol. 37, issue 47, 1961 April 14

Identifier: clarion_v037i47_19610414

Alter Clears Air on Nursing School. Peace Corps Topic of Asian Spenialis. Certification Error Delays Announcing AUSA Candidates. Debaters Attend CWC Meet. Team Bowls DU Second Championship. Quiet Coup d’Etat Returns Sanborn to Y-GOP Duties. Fund Announces Gracey Joins DU Danforth Interns.

Dates: 1961 April 14