East side of the Health Sciences Building, housing the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing

About Our School

Sherrill Smith

"Welcome to the Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing at the University of Wyoming! Come be part of a nursing program with a history of excellence. As the new dean, I am excited to be involved in continuing this tradition of excellence by working with our partners across the state to meet the nursing workforce needs of Wyoming."

- Sherrill J. Smith, Dean and Professor




The Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing aims to improve, promote and protect health for Wyoming and beyond through scholarly inquiry, EBP, and education of nurses as innovators and leaders in healthcare.




Fostering nursing education and innovation in healthcare for Wyoming.



We value compassion, human dignity, integrity, autonomy, altruism, diversity, scholarship, collaboration, and social justice.


Approved: FSA 2/14/2024



Contact Us

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University of Wyoming
Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing
Dept. 3065; 1000 E. University Avenue

Laramie, WY  82071
Phone: (307) 766-4312
Fax: (307) 766-4294
Email: uwnursing@uwyo.edu
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