The KU School of Medicine drops its prohibition against marriage for nursing students.
The School of Nursing is established as a co-equal academic unit of the KU Medical Center
The University of Kansas Graduate School approves establishment of a master’s degree in nursing.
President Lyndon Johnson signs the Regional Medical Program Act into law, enabling the KU Department of Nursing to institute the first continuing education program in its history.
The National League for Nursing grants full accreditation to KU’s nursing baccalaureate degree program.
E. Jean Hill takes on the goal of gaining accreditation for the baccalaureate program in nursing at the University of Kansas School of Medicine.
The last major contingent of KU nurses and physicians in the US Army’s 77th Evacuation Hospital Unit departs for the States following the end of the Second World War in Europe.
The Department of Nursing Education at the University of Kansas School of Medicine begins offering a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree.
The first four graduates of KU’s Training School for Nurses receive their diplomas.
The forerunner of the University of Kansas School of Nursing begins its first day of classes under the direction of Pearl Laptad, the first of three early and influential nursing education leaders at KU.