Wednesday, April 25, 2012
The association noted that he has been a highly effective leader, fostering positive interactions among committees of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar and restoring a collaborative working atmosphere for the section staff. He has been especially effective in strengthening relationships with the leadership of the law schools that the council accredits and serving as a calming influence during a period of uncertainly in legal education.
Barry Currier, a legal educator and higher education executive with experience in a variety of teaching and leadership roles, will join the ABA staff on June 4 as an interim consultant on legal education. Subsequently, there will be a search for Askew’s permanent successor.