The NLN, recognizing that research is fundamental to quality, timely, nursing education based on scientific inquiry, is the first national nursing organization funding nursing education research, The NLN | Chamberlain University College of Nursing Center for the Advancement of the Science of Nursing Education promotes evidence-based nursing education and the scholarship of teaching. The League is committed to the promotion of evidence-based nursing education through research, scholarship, publication, pedagogical excellence, and collaboration.