This week Hofstra University and the University of Minnesota both named new deans for their respective law schools.
- Hofstra University President Stuart Rabinowitz announced that Nora Demleitner, a distinguished faculty member who has served as Interim Dean of the Hofstra University School of Law since March, has been named dean of the Hofstra University School of Law, effective January 1, 2008.
- University of Minnesota Law School announced that David Wippman will take the helm in 2008 as dean. Professor Wippman, a Minnesota native, will hold the William S. Pattee Professor of Law Chair. He is currently Vice Provost for International Relations and professor of law at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.