Trine University has promoted Nadeena Frye to dean of its College of Health Professions, the university’s suite of healthcare related programs based in Fort Wayne. She has served as director of the university’s RN-to-BSN program since 2019. 

Before joining Trine in 2019, Frye served as dean of nursing for Ivy Tech Community College Northeast in Fort Wayne. She also worked as a nursing instructor and department chair at Ivy Tech. Prior to her roles there, she was staff development mentor for the northern Indiana district of Kindred Healthcare.

Frye also served as director of nursing for the Healthcare Center at West Meade Place and the Bridge at Monteagle, both in Nashville, Tennessee.

She holds an associate of science in nursing from Lutheran College of Health Professions, a bachelor of science in nursing and master of science in nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University and a Ph.D. from Capella University in nursing education.  

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