Dr. Ken Miller, professor and associate dean at the UNM College of Nursing was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the American College of Nurse Practitioners. Miller, who is a family nurse practitioner, will serve the Board in the capacity of treasurer from 2002-2004. The mission is to unite and represent nurse practitioners across the United States.

In addition, Miller was recently selected as one of 60 candidates nationwide to participate in the AACN's Leadership for Academic Nursing. The year-long fellowship program, which is supported by the Helene Fuld Health Trust, is designed to develop and enhance leadership skills in new and emerging administrators in baccalaureate and graduate nursing programs. The program includes a focused assessment experience, leadership conferences and an experienced mentor.

The American Association of Colleges of Nursing is the national voice for university and four-year college education programs in nursing.