After nearly two years as interim dean, Karen J. Sneddon has been appointed as permanent dean of Mercer University School of Law in Georgia, effective immediately.

Sneddon became interim dean on Oct. 1, 2021, after Cathy Cox, who served as dean of the law school from July 1, 2017, to Oct. 1, 2021, left to become president of Georgia College & State University, according to Rosenblatt’s Deans Database (RDD).