April 01, 2018 Upcoming 2018 Section Events

Upcoming Section Events

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May 29-June 1

Chicago, IL
Law School Development Conference

The 2018 Law School Development Conference is scheduled for May 29-June 1 at the Loews Chicago Hotel. The conference theme is Rewriting Your Story: Adapting to Changing Donor Demands and Shifting Alumni Expectations and will bring together law school deans and development professionals to discuss, learn and collaborate on issues surrounding the changing philanthropic landscape, new development approaches, and best practices.

Keynote Speakers include Esther Choy, President & Chief Story Facilitator of the Leadership Story Lab and Valerie Jarrett, Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School and Senior Advisor to the Obama Foundation. Ms. Jarrett will participate in a moderated conversation with Dean Dan Rodriguez during the conference luncheon on Thursday, May 31.

For more information about the conference and to register, click here.

June 5-7
Chicago, IL
New Deans Workshop

This year’s program will take place from June 5th (late afternoon) through June 7th (mid-afternoon) at The Kimpton Gray Hotel, 122 W. Monroe St., Chicago, Illinois, 60603.

The program is organized and offered by a committee of experienced law school deans. This year’s faculty include Mark Alexander (Villanova), Mary Lu Bilek (CUNY), Paul Caron (Pepperdine), Andy Klein (Indiana-Indianapolis), Lyrissa Lidsky (Missouri), Wendy Perdue (Richmond), and Dan Rodriguez (Northwestern). Also participating in the program are Judy Areen (AALS), Chris Chapman (AccessLex), Kellye Testy (LSAC), Bill Adams (ABA) and Barry Currier (ABA).

The program provides an overview of the many issues and matters that deans will encounter, and provides an opportunity to develop valuable connections and friendships within the decanal community.

For more information, please contact Adrienne Tucker at Adrienne.Tucker@americanbar.org.

Save the Date – More Information Coming Soon
August 3 – Annual Meeting Student Debt Program
August 24 – Free Webinar – How to Become a Law School Dean
Summer 2019 – Associate Deans Conference

Section Headquarters Hotel
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

Details will be posted on the Section’s website as they become available.

Visit the ABA Annual Meeting website.