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Helen J. Streubert, Ed.D., College of Saint Elizabeth President

President Streubert's headshotDr. Helen J. Streubert is the seventh president of the College of Saint Elizabeth (CSE), having assumed the role on July 1, 2013. Her leadership is focused on strengthening the mission of the College, particularly advancing academic excellence established by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth and collaborating with the college community to continue to develop leaders committed to service.

Prior to joining CSE, she held academic leadership positions in Texas and Pennsylvania. During her tenure in higher education, she has served as a professor, department chair, division chair, special assistant to the president, service-learning center director, and associate vice president of academic affairs.

A well-respected author and engaging speaker, Dr. Streubert is recognized both nationally and internationally for her textbook, Qualitative Research in Nursing: Advancing the Humanistic Imperative, which has been published in four languages. In addition to writing two textbooks, she has authored numerous chapters and articles on nursing education and qualitative research.

Dr. Streubert was instrumental in establishing the national model Ready Campus – an adaptable planning guide that prepares colleges and universities to serve as resources to their communities in times of crisis.

Dr. Streubert serves on the boards of the Association of Colleges and Universities of New Jersey, New Jersey Independent College Fund, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and Academic Search and is a member of the New Jersey President's Council, and Northeastern Athletic Conference. She also has chaired accreditation teams for New England Association of Schools and Colleges and Middles States Commission on Higher Education.

As a well-respected teacher, administrator and scholar, she has received numerous awards including induction into the inaugural class of Fellows in Nursing Education (National League for Nursing), an elite group of 41 nurse educators recognized for their significant contributions in nursing education, and induction into the Teachers College Nursing Education Alumni Hall of Fame.

Dr. Streubert holds a doctoral degree from Teacher's College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y., a master of science in nursing from Villanova University, Villanova, Pa. and a bachelor of science from Cedar Crest College, Allentown, Pa.