Sessions Information

  • January 5, 2017
    1:30 pm - 3:15 pm
    Session Type: AALS Arc of Career Programs
    Session Capacity: N/A
    Hotel: Hilton San Francisco Union Square
    Room: Golden Gate 7
    Floor: Lobby Level
    A diverse group of sitting deans will provide a primer on what deans do and how one becomes a dean. Through a series of Q&A segments, panelists from a range of law schools will offer insight on key questions every potential dean candidate ought to ask, such as: (1) why do you want to be a dean; (2) what do deans do?; (3) what are the challenges and rewards in dealing with key constituents such as faculty, students, alums and funders; (4) what is the career path for a dean?; (5) how does the search process work?; and (6) why does diversity among deans matter? There will be time for Q&A from the audience. 
Session Speakers
University of Toledo College of Law

University of Houston Law Center

University of Maine School of Law

Western New England University School of Law

Gonzaga University School of Law

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

American University, Washington College of Law

Golden Gate University School of Law

Session Fees
  • [5200] AALS Arc of Career Program - So…You Want to be a Dean? Why Considering a Deanship Matters : $0.00