Janet Krejci Ph.D., R.N., 2008 Cohort
Dean and Professor, Illinois State University, Mennonite College of Nursing. Dr. Krejci previously served at Marquette University in faculty and administrative roles. She served in leadership positions for many university and college committees; has over 20 publications and eight funded research grants related to leadership, nurse retention, change, work climate, and workforce diversity. Dr. Krejci has presented many national keynote presentations. She was awarded a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to increase nursing workforce diversity. This grant focused on in-depth leadership development for students early in their careers. Dr. Krejci has worked as a clinical nurse specialist and leadership consultant in higher education and acute and long term care. She was an American Council on Education Fellow. Her awards include the UW–Milwaukee Outstanding Nursing Alumnus, Wisconsin Nursing Association Teaching Excellence, Sigma Theta Tau, International, (Delta Gamma) Outstanding Nurse Scholar, Marquette All-University Teaching Excellence and the American Nurses Administration (ANA) book of the year award (Norma Lang et. al).