Looking for a Leader: A Primer for the Dean Search Committee Chair
Eric J. Gouvin
Western New England University School of Law
Jurist, October 2002
Western New England University School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper
The task of chairing a dean search committee can be daunting. Despite the fact that competent performance of the task may affect the success of the search and, in turn, have an effect on the fortunes of the law school, the existing literature provides little guidance to search committee chairs. This Article addresses that shortage of information by providing an account of how one dean search chair carried out the task. While by no means a roadmap or how-to guide, this Article does illustrate how the search committee chair at one law school analyzed and addressed the issues arising in a dean search.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 52
Keywords: dean search, chair, committee
Date posted: December 22, 2011
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