Hofstra University selects UIC Provost Susan Poser as president

25 December 2020

THE ISLAND NOW — Hofstra University’s board of trustees unanimously appointed Susan Poser as the school’s president last week. Poser, who grew up in New York City, currently serves as the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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University of San Diego appoints Emory law professor Robert Schapiro as dean

25 December 2020

THE SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE — An Emory University law professor known for his insights about the U.S. Supreme Court and federalism has been appointed dean of the University of San Diego School of Law, a program that ranks high nationally in the scholarly impact of its professors. Robert Schapiro will begin his new job in January.

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Santa Clara University Law selects Loyola University Chicago Law dean Michael J. Kaufman as dean

25 December 2020

SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY — Michael J. Kaufman, a nationally renowned educator, scholar, and expert on civil procedure and education law and dean at Loyola University Chicago School of Law, has been appointed dean of Santa Clara University School of Law. Kaufman will begin his tenure on July 1, 2021.

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UC Irvine Law dean L. Song Richardson named next president of Colorado College

16 December 2020

THE COLORADO SPRINGS BUSINESS JOURNAL — L. Song Richardson will be the 14th president of Colorado College. Richardson, who is Black and Korean, will be the first woman of color to hold the presidency at CC. Richardson is currently the dean and chancellor’s professor of law at University of California Irvine School of Law.

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University of Kentucky Law names Mary J. Davis as dean

16 December 2020

DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION — Mary J. Davis, interim dean of University of Kentucky’s J. David Rosenberg College of Law, has been appointed dean of the law school , effective Jan. 1, 2021. She will be the first woman to be permanent dean of the law school, according to a university press release.

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Joy Baker Peacock joins Santa Clara Law as the Managing Director of the Privacy Law Initiative and Interim Managing Director of the High Tech Law Institute

14 December 2020

SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW — Experienced law school administrator and innovation leader, Joy Baker Peacock, rejoins Santa Clara Law as the  Managing Director of the Privacy Law Initiative and Interim Managing Director of the High Tech Law Institute.

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University of Minnesota Law School names professor Kristin Hickman has been named a McKnight Presidential Professor

14 December 2020

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA LAW SCHOOL — Professor Kristin Hickman has been named a McKnight Presidential Professor. The McKnight Presidential Endowed Professorship program at the University “is one of the highest honors for faculty and recognizes highly distinguished, world-class scholars.

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Iowa Law welcomed eight new faculty for Fall 2020

14 December 2020

IOWA COLLEGE OF LAW — Iowa Law welcomed eight new faculty for Fall 2020: three full-time faculty, two Legal Analysis, Writing and Research faculty, a new law library director, and two faculty beginning multi-year visits. We are excited to have this impressive group join us at the Boyd Law Building.

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Drake University Law School announces former dean Allan Vestal as a Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law

14 December 2020

DRAKE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL — Drake University Law School is proud to announce the selection of former dean Allan Vestal as a Dwight D. Opperman Distinguished Professor of Law.

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UIC John Marshall Law School appointed Teri McMurtry-Chubb as a tenured full professor

14 December 2020

UIC JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL — UIC Law in Chicago has appointed Teri McMurtry-Chubb as a tenured full professor. Before joining UIC Law, she was a tenured full professor at Mercer University School of Law.

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