Rosemary Liegler, PhD, RN


Professor Emerita, School of Nursing

Originally hired as a part-time nursing instructor in adult nursing, I later became professor and dean of nursing from 1991-2003. I officially retired as professor emeritus in 2008 from my full time appointment as vice-provost for graduate programs (2003-2008). After retirement, I served as a part-time interim dean of the School Behavioral and Applied Sciences (2009-2012) and also the School of Business and Management (2013-15).


  • PhD, Claremont Graduate University 1994
  • MSN, Marquette University, 1962
  • BSN, St. Ambrose College, 1961


  • Registered Nurse - BRN State of California

Academic Area

  • School of Nursing


  • Adult Nursing
  • Hospital Boards and Hospital Board Committees
  • Sigma Nursing Honor Society
  • Leadership
  • School of Nursing and University Administration

Courses Taught

  • GNRS 661 – Leadership and Role Development of Nursing Education