Angela McBride

Sought to put IU School of Nursing on the map nationally by building areas of nursing excellence in web-based and interactive learning, behavioral oncology, quality of life in chronic illness, and healthy families/healthy communities during her tenure as dean from 1991–2003.

Born or Made?

“I think women have always thought that they were in the process of becoming, and what you could become has enlarged, but therefore, you need help to imagine it. And, to me, that then gets back to leadership and mentoring and how do you structure environments for people to achieve their maximum.”

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Leaders Are Readers

  • “I’m a great believer, as a Dean, that if you’re working in a larger environment like a university or a campus and you see big trends, and you should be reading so that you have some idea what those trends are, and there are big trends that you think really have legs.”

Books I Recommend

  • The Second Sex
    —by Simone de Beauvoir

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