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Tri-Cities, Kadlec Announce Partnership, Historic Gift

TC Kadlec PartnershipRepresentatives from Washington State University Tri-Cities and Kadlec Regional Medical Center today announced a landmark $18 million gift to support the WSU Tri-Cities College of Nursing. It is the largest single gift in WSU Tri-Cities history.

The largest single gift ever given to WSU Tri-Cities, Kadlec’s gift will fund distinguished faculty positions within the College of Nursing’s advanced degree programs.

Patricia Butterfield
Dean Butterfield Plans Return to Science, Teaching

Patricia Butterfield

By Alli Benjamin

Patricia Butterfield, dean of Washington State University’s College of Nursing, announced today that she will return to a faculty role in April 2015. She directs nursing education at WSU’s campuses in Spokane, Vancouver, Tri-Cities and Yakima.

“This is such an exciting time for health sciences at WSU,” she said. “I’m looking forward to stepping away from administration and digging back into the science and teaching that I love.”

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