H. Catherine Miller is retiring from the Illinois State University Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) effective July 1. Miller has served as a nurse for 47 years and has spent most of those years working as a nurse educator. Her career has spanned across four states and eight different nursing programs.
Miller joined MCN in 2010 as associate dean for Academics and participated in the Illinois State University Leadership Initiative Cohort in 2012. When Janet Krejci transitioned from MCN dean to the University Provost position, Miller ably served at the helm of MCN as acting dean from 2014-2015, and Interim Dean from 2015–2016.
She was awarded District 6 Nurse of the Year in 2000, has served on the Illinois Board of Nursing since 2009, and was selected as vice chair in 2016.