Frontier Nursing University (FNU) announced in February 2023 that university President Dr. Susan Stone, DNSc, CNM, FACNM, FAAN, will transition into a new role as the university’s appointed Distinguished Chair of Midwifery and Nursing. Dr. Stone’s transition into this role will tentatively occur at the end of 2023, pending the identification of her successor. Dr. Stone has served as the president of FNU since 2001.
FNU and its Board of Directors are conducting a search for the next president who will have the opportunity to build on the momentum established during Dr. Stone’s 22-year tenure.
FNU Presidential Search
“The Board of Directors believes that the practice of nurse-midwifery must be integrated into the health care systems in our nation in order to improve maternity care outcomes. The leader of FNU must be able to take hold of our banner and lead to a new tomorrow for both the CNM and NP programs.”
-Michael Carter, FNU Board of Directors Chairperson
Honoring Dr. Susan Stone
Those wishing to pay tribute to Dr. Stone’s commitment to FNU and nursing are encouraged to donate in her honor to the Stone Family Scholarship or the Susan Stone Chair.
“Dr. Stone is a dedicated advocate for access; access to education for nurses who want to become advanced practice nurses and nurse-midwives and access to quality healthcare for all. Over her tenure these last two decades, she has been nationally recognized for exponentially increasing the number of nurse-midwives and other advanced practice professionals practicing in areas of highest need.”