Picture of Valeree Krueger
Full title: 
Nursing Faculty
Larson Lifestyle Center
Room Number: 
vakruege [at]
Work Phone: 
Division of Nursing - 402.486.2524
Job Description: 

I am an adjunct teacher in the Division of Nursing.  I teach NURS 311 Pathophysiology I, NURS 312 Pathophysiology II, and NURS 305 Physical Assessment.

Academic Background: 
  • BSN, Union College
  • MSN, Vanderbilt University
Campus & Community Involvement: 
  • Church Board and chair of both Church Improvement Committee and the Building Committee
Professional Background: 

I worked briefly at a local hospital and physician's office before joining Union College as the Student Health nurse in 1979. I completed graduate school in 1983 at Vanderbilt University as a family nurse practitioner, and began teaching in the Division of Nursing in January of 1984.


Zapara Award for teaching in 1991

Personal Information: 

I love traveling, entertaining, reading and gardening. I am active in a fair amount of volunteer work for our church and international mission trips. I have a new granddaughter born in July that will now become a huge part of my life.


This summer I will have been married for 39 years to Rick Krueger. He is very active in local business--land development and building of commercial real estate. He is a member of the Union College Board.


I have three children who all live in Lincoln, two of whom are alumni of UC. One new granddaughter born July 2014.