Manchester University President Dave McFadden has announced it is developing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. Lea Johnson has been hired as vice president for health science initiatives, to plan, develop and launch this and other programs. With more than 20 years of higher education experience, she is known for her leadership and for building partnerships. The former president of two health care colleges on the East Coast, she holds a doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania and master’s degrees in nursing and public relations.