Update on Dean Search
According to an e-mail sent today to members of the BC Law community from Cutberto Garza, Provost and Dean of Faculties, the Law School Dean Search Committee has narrowed down its list of potential candidates to five semifinalists who will visit BC for interviews during the week of February 7th through 11th. The group of finalists was narrowed down from an initial pool of 15 distinguished scholars who met with the committee over the course of three days. During their visit, the candidates will meet with individuals including faculty, staff, students, and alumni. The schedule of their visit will be distributed to the BC law community when it is finalized, and their meeting with alumni will also be available via webcast. Members of the BC Law community are encouraged to share their thoughts on the candidates with Mr. Garza.
Following their interviews, the pool will be narrowed down to three candidates who will return to meet with Father Leahy, the President of Boston College, at which point signed letters from the BC community expressing thoughts on the selection may be sent to Father Leahy or Mr. Garza.
The five candidates are:
Michele Goodwin, University of Minnesota
Everett Fraser Chair in Law; Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine;
Professor of Public Health, School of Public Health
Vincent Rougeau, University of Notre Dame
Professor of Law
Robert Schapiro, Emory University
Professor of Law; Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Professors Repetti and Goodwin are graduates of BC Law, Professors Schapiro and Osgood graduates of Yale Law, and Professor Rougeau a graduate of Harvard Law.
Please feel free to share your thoughts regarding the potential future Dean or the selection process.