Rebecca (Becky) Rudel, PhD, MSN, RN-CNE
“Dr. Becky” is a seasoned nurse clinician and now also in her 31st year of an exciting career as nurse educator. She is currently an online professor of nursing with Minnesota State University, Moorhead where she has served as the Program Coordinator for their long-standing RN-BSN program. Most prior to this, she worked as a campus Dean for Rasmussen College’s national nursing program. With a doctorate in Teaching & Learning for Higher Education, Dr. Rudel has educational/experiential expertise in curriculum design, teaching/learning, online education, and curricular/programmatic assessment. In 2005, Becky was with the first credentialed as Certified Nurse Educators through NLN’s rigorous landmark examination. She is also credentialed as a Peer Reviewer for the international Quality Matters® nonprofit organization with a mission of maintaining and recognizing quality assurance in online learning. Becky has successfully led several programs (AS-PN through PhD) in NLNAC and CCNE accreditation processes. She serves as peer reviewer for the Nurse Educator and Nurse Education Perspectives journals. Dr. Rudel’s research/service passion relates to nurse workforce issues, resulting in numerous regional/national presentations and publications. Personally, Dr. Rudel’s passion is for supporting underserved populations, most recently serving in Haiti with a Nurse Tim delegation. She also delights in time with young grandchildren whenever possible.