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    Dr. Lynn Babington

    Dr. Babington’s contributions to higher education, teaching and the healthcare arena are substantial. A lifelong advocate of teaching and learning with a breadth of experience in academic, hospital, clinical and private sector settings, Babington is highly regarded for her work and regularly called upon for her expertise.

    Her leadership roles at Fairfield University, most recently as Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, as well as Northeastern University, speak to Babington’s dedication to improving outcomes in higher education. Babington’s contributions to the nation’s health care environment extend far beyond the institutions she has served. Prior to her position at Fairfield, Babington studied as a Fulbright Scholar at Ben Gurion University in Israel. Babington’s successful career in healthcare, impressive record of external support, numerous teaching awards and advisory positions are testaments to the impact she has made.

    国产偷拍视频Babington was selected in 2013 as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow designed to nurture industry leaders in their efforts to improve the nation’s health care system.


    University of Washington

    • PhD Nursing, 1990 – 1995
    • MS Nursing, 1982 – 1984

    University of Michigan

    • BSN Nursing, 1973 – 1977
    • Magna Cum Laude

    Professional Background

    Fairfield University Fairfield, CT

    • Interim President, January –  June 2017
    • Provost & Senior Vice President, Academic Affairs, 2014 – 2017
    • School of Nursing Dean and Professor, 2012 – 2014

    Ben Gurion University Israel

    • Fulbright Scholar, Summer 2011

    Northeastern University Boston, MA

    • Assistant Dean, Graduate Programs 2009 –  2011
    • School of Nursing Director, Doctorate of nursing Practice Program 2009 – 2011
    • Associate Professor, 2003 – 2011

    Health Services Partnership Dorchester, MA

    • Chief Operating Officer 2002 – 2003
    • Director of Clinical Programs 1999 – 2002

    Northeastern University Boston, MA

    • Associate Dean and Graduate Director 1998 – 1999
    • College of Nursing Associate Professor 1997 – 1998

    Independent Business

    • Healthcare Consultant 1988 – 1997 Clients included Japanese Nursing Organization; Seattle University College of Nursing; University of Hawaii, College of Nursing; University of Ireland, Galway; Dana Farber Cancer Institute; Brigham & Women’s Hospital; Tufts Medical Center; University of Portland; University of San Francisco; State of Washington Health and Human Services; VA Medical Center, Seattle; US Army Nurse Corps; Virginia Mason Health Consortium; Group Health Cooperative; University of Washington Hospitals; University of Santa Clara College; American Nurses Association; Washington Association of Nurse Executives; and various other hospitals and community health agencies.

    Saint Cabrini Hospital Seattle, WA

    • Assistant Administrator, Clinical Services 1986 – 1988 Director of Nursing 1985 – 1986

    San Francisco General Hospital San Francisco, CA

    • Associate Director of Nursing 1984 – 1985

    Professional & Academic Affiliations

    • American Jesuit Colleges & Universities
    • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    • American Nurses Association
    • American Association of Colleges of Nursing Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • American Public Health Association
    • International Society for Urban Health
    • Sigma Theta Tau Gamma Mu Chi Chapter

    Selected Professional Service

    国产偷拍视频Dr. Babington has served in a variety of roles to advance the field of nursing both in and out of the classroom. Below is a selected list of her contributions:

    • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). Roles included Chair of Hearing Committee, Standards Committee Task Force, Site Visitor, Board of Directors Vice-Chair, Accreditation Review Committee Panel Chair, Board Member
    • American Association of Colleges Of Nursing
    • Journal of Immigrant & Minority Health
    • CTSA, Tufts Medical Center
    • Tufts Medical Center
    • Journal of Applied Nursing Research
    • Journal of Pediatric Nursing
    • Primary Care for the Underserved
    • Center for Community Health Education and Research

    Personal Interests & Activities

    • Giant Steps School for Autistic Children Board Member
    • Blackrock Food Pantry Volunteer
    • CT Immigrant & Refugee Coalition Volunteer
    • University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing  Advisory Board Member
    • Intercultural Nursing, Inc. (Volunteer nursing organization providing mobile health services in the Dominican Republic and Haiti) President and Volunteer

    Scholarship, Fellowships & Awards

    • 2013 — Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellowship
    • 2012 — Leadership for Academic Nursing Program Fellowship
    • 2011 — Fulbright Specialist’s Award
    • 2010 — Contribution to the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
    • 2009 — Community Service Award from Health Care for the Homeless
    • 2009 — Excellence in Teaching Award from Northeastern University
    • 2008 — Technology in Teaching Award from Northeastern University
    • 2008 — Tufts CTSA Community Engagement Award
    • 2005 — Innovation in Teaching Award from Massachusetts Association Colleges of Nursing
    • 2005 — Eastern Society for Nursing Research Scholar Award, American Nurses Foundation