STTI announces Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (ENFLA) participants

Academy is a program of the Sigma Theta Tau International
Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for Excellence in Nursing Education

INDIANAPOLIS — The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) announces the participants in the second cohort of the Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy (ENFLA). This program is possible due to a generous grant from the Chamberlain College of Nursing.
The ENFLA is a highly selective 12-month mentored leadership academy established for nursing faculty with at least seven years of full-time employment in a teaching role. It is designed for faculty who wish to assume leadership roles in academe, professional organizations, and the community. 

Following the completion of the ENFLA, participants can expect to:

1. Further academic career development and success.
2. Promote personal and professional leadership development.
3. Develop and begin to implement a personal leadership progression plan.
4. Promote nurse faculty retention in academe.
For more information about the ENFLA, visit   

2016-2017 Experienced Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy Participants

Leadership Scholars

Carolyn Hart, PhD, RN, CNE
Wilson College

Desiree Hensel, PhD, RN, PCNS-BC, CNE
Indiana University Bloomington

Julianne Page, EdD, MSN, RN
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Caroline Peltz, PhD, RN, MSHSA, CNE
Eastern Michigan University

Pamela Slaven-Lee, DNP, FNP-C, CHSE
George Washington University

Susan Welch, EdD, RN, CNE
University of West Georgia

Jennifer Wilson, MSN, RN, CPN
Texas Woman’s University 

Leadership Mentors

Karen Ann Grigsby, PhD, RN
University of Nebraska Medical Center 

Judith A Halstead, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF
National League for Nursing

Joan Such Lockhart, PhD, RN, CORLN, AOCN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Duquesne University

Martha Tanicala, EdD, MSN, RN
Eastern Michigan University

Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN
Duke University

Theresa M. Valiga, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, FAAN
Duke University

Ellen B. Buckner, PhD, RN, CNE, AE-C
Samford University


 Carol Huston, DPA, MSN, RN, FAAN
California State University, Chico School of Nursing

Karen Carlson, PhD, RN
University of New Mexico College of Nursing

Donna M. Nickitas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE, FNAP, FAAN
Hunter College, Nursing PhD Program at the CUNY Graduate Center

Alyce Schultz, PhD, RN, FAAN
EBP Concepts, Alyce A. Schultz & Associate, LLC


About STTI
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. Founded in 1922, STTI has more than 135,000 active members over 90 countries. Members include practicing nurses, instructors, researchers, policymakers, entrepreneurs, and others. STTI’s 515 chapters are located at more than 700 institutions of higher education throughout Armenia, Australia, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, England, Ghana, Hong Kong, Japan, Kenya, Lebanon, Malawi, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Swaziland, Sweden, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, the United States, and Wales. Learn more at

About the Sigma Theta Tau International/Chamberlain College of Nursing 
Center for Excellence in Nursing Education
The STTI/Chamberlain Center for Excellence in Nursing Education is established to advance excellence in nursing education. It provides professional and leadership opportunities for experienced nurse educators including online education, leadership development programs, and resources for schools of nursing to develop their own mentorship program.