Mindy Tait, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Tait joined La Salle University in August 2015. Dr. Tait graduated in July 1993 from Danville Area Community College with her LPN degree. She worked at the V.A. Medical Center in Danville, IL for one year before returning to complete her baccalaureate degree. She graduated from Lakeview College of Nursing in 1999 with her BSN and worked in medical-surgical nursing, obstetrics and gynecology, managed care, family practice, and urgent care. She graduated from Indiana State University with an MS, specialty in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2008 and began teaching at Lakeview College of Nursing. Dr. Tait served as the Director of Assessment in her role at Lakeview College of Nursing.  Dr. Tait completed her Ph.D. in Nursing Education in July 2014 from Capella University. Her dissertation research focused on incivility in nursing education and relationships of generational differences. Dr. Tait was the recipient of the 2023 Lindback Distinguished Teaching Award.

Areas of Expertise

  • Curriculum & Institutional Assessment
  • NCLEX Preparation
  • Multiple clinical specialties
  • Pharmacology and pathophysiology


  • BSN, Lakeview College of Nursing, Danville, IL
  • M.S., FNP Specialization, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
  • Ph.D. in Nursing Education, Capella University, Minneapolis, MN
  • MBA, La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA


  • Basic Life Support
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner, American Association of Nurse Practitioners


  • NUR 201
  • NUR 204
  • NUR 665