Aug. 12, 2011
For Immediate Release
By Christina L. Kern, office assistant
CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Beverly Rowland, instructor in nursing at Campbellsville University, has been promoted to associate professor of nursing, according to an announcement from Dr. Michael V. Carter, president of Campbellsville University.
Rowland of Glensfork, Ky. in Adair County, has served in her position at Campbellsville University since 2007. She also served as interim dean of the School of Nursing.
Rowland was awarded the Kathryn M. Mershon Nursing Faculty Scholarship at the Kentucky League for Nursing annual meeting in 2010. The scholarship was put toward her doctoral studies at Indiana University School of Nursing in Indianapolis, Ind.
Rowland has served in many roles during 38 years as a registered nurse, including hospital nursing, community health nursing, management and leadership roles, peer review, quality management, and school health. Rowland became a registered nurse in 1973.
Rowland graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2007 with a master of science in nursing, with emphasis in nurse educator and family nurse practitioner. She is a lifetime member of the Western Kentucky University Alumni Association.
She also graduated from McKendree College with honors in 2005 with a bachelor of science in nursing. Rowland received her associate of science degree in nursing from Henderson Community College in 1973.
Rowland is a member of several professional associations including American Nurses Association, Kentucky Nurses Association, Professional Nursing Practice & Advocacy Cabinet in the Education Role, National League for Nursing, and Kentucky League for Nursing.
Rowland and her husband, David, have two grown sons, Bob and Kyle.
Campbellsville University is a widely acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with over 3,000 students offering 63 undergraduate programs, 17 master’s degrees and five postgraduate areas. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.