Leslie Paul earned her B.S. in nursing from Valparaiso University in 1977, where she was a member of the Kappa Psi Omega sorority. She was a staff nurse at Green Hospital Scripps Clinic for 13 years, serving in various positions including clinical nurse instructor. Paul was instrumental in partnering with the dean of Valpo’s previously titled College of Nursing, to create the Virtual Learning Center. Leslie serves as a member of the Board of Directors for two non-profit organizations, The Lutheran Deaconess Association of Valparaiso, Indiana, and the Community Christian Service Agency of San Diego, California.