In Fall 1981, the Tulsa Outreach program was initiated after Regents’ approval. This Outreach program permits students to complete 60 percent of the program’s nursing courses in Tulsa.OUCN is funded to begin the Career Ladder program aimed at providing a flexible teaching-learning strategy of multiple option offerings, enabling degree-bound individuals over the state to have a reasonable access to baccalaureate education.
Lorraine Singer appointed Dean of the College of Nursing. Lorraine graduated from The Los Angeles County General Hospital School of Nursing in 1945. She later earned her master’s in public health from the Michigan School of Public Health.
Patricia Forni, RN, PhD, FAAN is appointed Dean of OU College of Nursing. Dr. Forni comes to OU from a position as Dean at Southern Illinois University at Edward School of Nursing.
Loraine Singer, MPH, FAAN
1984 - 1987
Patrica R. Forni PhD, RN, FAAN