AACN-Wharton Leadership Program Don’t Miss AACN’s Leadership Network Conferences Responding to the New Administration and Congress on Diversity and Inclusion Thank You to All Our Members
AACN-Wharton Leadership Program

Submit your application now for this world-class leadership development program for seasoned deans/directors from AACN member schools.

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Don’t Miss AACN’s Leadership Network Conferences

Register today and engage in a variety of functions within the nursing academic unit.

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Responding to the New Administration and Congress on Diversity and Inclusion

AACN joins over 44 associations in supporting and protecting the quality of education for all.

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Thank You to All Our Members

800 Schools, 18,000+ Faculty, 450,000+ Students, ONE association! Thank you to our members for your drive for excellence in academic nursing!


The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is the national voice for America's
baccalaureate-and higher-degree nursing education.

UPCOMING EVENTS

April 2- 4, 2017
GANES Conference: Catalyzing Nursing Education and Scholarship for Global Health Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay, Miami, FL
April 3- 5, 2017
Graduate Nursing Admissions Professionals (GNAP) Conference Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX
April 19-21, 2017
Business Officers of Nursing Schools (BONUS) Annual Meeting Hilton Savannah DeSoto, Savannah, GA
April 26-29, 2017
Nursing Advancement Professionals (NAP) Conference Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista, Lake Buena Vista, FL

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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

March 20, 2017
Membership Approves Position Statement on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Academic Nursing During the business meeting of AACN’s Spring Annual Meeting (held March 20, 2017 in Washington, DC), an overwhelming majority of members in attendance voted to adopt the Position Statement on Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity in Academic Nursing.
March 16, 2017
AACN Strongly Opposes President's 2018 Budget Blueprint President Trump released his FY 2018 America First - A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again. The budget proposes wide sweeping and devastating cuts to programs that ensure health across the nation. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) strongly opposes these cuts and warns both the Administration and Congress that decreasing federal dollars by this magnitude will threaten the lives and livelihood of millions of Americans.
February 15, 2017
AACN Announces Election Results AACN is pleased to announce the results of its 2017 election to fill seats on the AACN Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.
February 7, 2017
AACN Applauds Bipartisan Commitment to Meeting Healthcare Needs AACN applauds the introduction of the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 by Representatives David Joyce (R-OH), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Doris Matsui (D-CA), Rodney Davis (R-IL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), and Kathy Castor (D-FL). For over 50 years, Title VIII programs have helped provide a direct response to the call for nursing services across America. This legislation would reauthorize the Nursing Workforce Development Programs (Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act) through Fiscal Year 2022 and aligns them with current trends in the profession.
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Featured Resource

 
New Era for Academic Nursing Report

AACN is pleased to announce the release of a new report titled Advancing Healthcare Transformation: A New Era for Academic Nursing, which addresses how baccalaureate and higher degree schools of nursing can amplify their role in improving health and health care at the local, state, and national levels. Read Moremore