An increasing number of minorities and women are moving into the deans’ suites at law schools across the country. In this Instant Insights, we dig into the trend.
Karen Sloan | March 21, 2019
The number of women and minorities stepping into law dean roles this summer is on track to outpace the number of white men taking on those top administrative positions.
Karen Sloan | April 03, 2019
Women are set to assume law school deanships this spring and summer. Here's an introduction to those who will soon run the show at many law campuses.
Karen Sloan | January 11, 2019
G. Marcus Cole, who has ties to conservative organizations and is the first non-white dean to lead Notre Dame University Law School, will replace Dean Nell Jessup Newton, who has led the school for a decade.
Karen Sloan | January 10, 2019
Women occupy the deans office at 35 percent of law schools, and minority women are more visible than ever in leadership positions. Those numbers are partially the result of concerted efforts by women and minority faculty to encourage diverse candidates to enter the legal academy and help guide their rise up the ranks.
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