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Fillian Named Associate Dean for Student and Academic Services at University of Maryland School of Nursing

July 11, 2016

Fillian will provide strategic direction and innovative solutions to challenges.

Larry FillianBaltimore, Md. – Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean, University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), recently appointed Larry Fillian, Jr. as associate dean for student and academic services. In his new role, Fillian will provide strategic direction and innovative solutions to challenges, monitor trends in higher education, and make recommendations about the direction of the Office of Student and Academic Services.

Fillian joins UMSON from The New School where he served as the university registrar. Prior to his position at The New School, Fillian was director of student academic services at the University of Kansas, and has held a variety of positions at The George Washington University, including director of undergraduate advising and assessment and associate registrar.

“I am confident that Mr. Fillian will provide significant leadership in his new role at UMSON.  He brings a strong history of collaboration and creativity that will enable him to work across the School of Nursing, both in Baltimore and at the Universities at Shady Grove,” Kirschling said. “Mr. Fillian will elevate our activities related to student and academic services to an even higher level.”

Fillian earned a Master of Education degree in higher education administration from the University of Texas at Austin and a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Mary Washington.

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The University of Maryland School of Nursing, founded in 1889, is one of the oldest and largest nursing schools. Enrolling more than 1,700 students in its baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs, the School develops leaders who shape the profession of nursing and impact the health care environment.