July 01, 2018 Section Spotlight

Programming Update

Erin Ruehrwein
Section Director

2018 Law School Development Conference Recap

The Section hosted its Law School Development Conference in Chicago, May 29-June 1. The conference drew over 150 deans and development officers from law schools across the country as they networked and attended engaging and relevant sessions on topics such as leadership storytelling, metrics, women in philanthropy and social media campaigns, to name a few.

Esther Choy, President & Chief Story Facilitator of the Leadership Story Lab, led an interactive half-day plenary session on the fundamentals of storytelling in philanthropy.

Attendees also had the opportunity to attend a luncheon that featured an inspiring discussion with Valerie Jarrett, Senior Distinguished Fellow at the University of Chicago Law School and Senior Advisor to the Obama Foundation. The discussion was moderated by Daniel Rodriguez, Dean and Professor at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law.

2018 ABA Annual Meeting

The Section will host several events during the 2018 ABA Annual Meeting in Chicago.

On Friday, August 3, the Section will present a free program on student debt in collaboration with the Law Student Division.

All members are welcome to attend the Kutak Award Reception on Friday evening where we will honor the 2018 recipient, The Honorable Solomon Oliver, Jr.

The Section’s Annual Business Meeting will be held on Saturday, August 4 at 10:15 a.m.

To view a complete list of the Section’s Annual Meeting events and details, click here.

Upcoming Webinar

Career Choice Series: Academia and Becoming a Dean

August 24, 2018

1:00 PM EDT

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Summer 2019 – Associate Deans Conference

Program Materials Archive

Visit the Section’s Program Materials Archive to access Section webinars and past conference materials including:

  • The Weight of Law School: Recognizing and Rebounding from Depression
  • Best and Worst Practices in Law School Diversity Initiatives
  • The Uniform Bar Exam: Where Are We Now and We Are We Headed?
  • Integrating Experiential Learning in the Classroom
  • Various Law School Development, Associate Deans, Deans and New Deans conference materials
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