Chamberlain University College of Nursing Appoints New Houston Campus President — January 8, 2018



HOUSTON – Jan. 8, 2018 – Chamberlain University College of Nursing has promoted Tamara L. Williams, EdD, MSN, RN, to the president of its Houston campus. In her new role, Williams oversees all aspects of Houston campus operations including overall academic excellence, student services and support, operational efficiency, and student success.

A leader in the industry for more than 125 years, Chamberlain serves 30,000 students nationwide and is committed to preparing extraordinary nurses who will transform healthcare. Chamberlain is operated by Adtalem Global Education.

“Under Dr. Williams’ leadership, the Houston campus will continue to strive to graduate extraordinary nurses who transform healthcare, said Susan Groenwald, Ph.D., RN, ANEF, FAAN, president of Chamberlain University. “We’re thrilled to have Dr. Williams in her new role as campus president and look forward to what she’ll bring to the students and faculty.

Since joining Chamberlain in 2010, Williams has served in a variety of positions including associate dean of academic operations and, most recently, dean of academic affairs. Williams began her career in healthcare in 1999 as a staff nurse at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Chicago. After working as a nurse for more than 11 years, Williams transitioned to teaching as a full-time faculty member at Rush University College of Nursing.

Williams received her doctorate degree in education from Walden University. She is also a member of several professional organizations including the Illinois Nurses Association, International Nursing Association for Clinical Nursing Simulation and Learning, and Sigma Theta Tau, Phi Pi Chapter.




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Chamberlain University is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Chamberlain University’s mission is to educate, empower and embolden diverse healthcare professionals who advance the health of people, families, communities, and nations. Chamberlain University is comprised of the College of Nursing, which offers a three-year Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree program and flexible post-licensure programs such as the RN to BSN option, Master of Science in Nursing degree program, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree program and graduate certificates, and the College of Health Professions, which offers a Master in Public Health degree program. To learn more, visit   

Chamberlain University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC, HLC is a regional agency that accredits U.S. colleges and universities at the institutional level. Chamberlain College of Nursing's programs are also accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). For the most updated accreditation information, visit  

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