Category Archives: Faculty News

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William Mitchell College of Law selects Mark Gordon as new president and dean

The Board of Trustees of William Mitchell College of Law today announced the appointment of Mark C. Gordon, a respected educator and innovator, as its new president and dean. Gordon will begin as president and dean at William Mitchell on July 1, 2015, bringing nearly 30 years of experience in higher education and public service. He …

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Faculty scholarship report now available online

William Mitchell professors are expert teachers—and practitioners and scholars. Professors’ practical experience and scholarly expertise enhances their classroom teaching abilities. And each year, Mitchell’s professors write and publish scholarly articles on a wide range of topics related to law, the legal profession, and legal education. Continue reading →

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Professor’s research inspires community, leading to historical designation

The former home of Arthur and Edith Lee was added to the National Register of Historic Places in July, after research confirmed that the modest clapboard house marked a turning point for the civil rights movement in Minneapolis. William Mitchell’s Professor Ann Juergens published the initial research over a decade ago, revealing that the African-American …

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William Mitchell president and dean announces plan to return to teaching; search to begin for new law school leader

Eric S. Janus has announced that he will conclude his role as president and dean of William Mitchell College of Law in June 2015 to return to the Mitchell faculty. He will have served as president and dean for eight years, and as a member of the Mitchell faculty for more than 30 years. Continue …