Paul L. Caron

Friday, March 26, 2010

David Meyer Named Dean at Tulane

Meyer David Meyer, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Illinois College of Law and a Constitutional Law and Family Law scholar, has been named Dean at Tulane, replacing Interim Dean Stephen M. Griffin who has served since former dean Lawrence Ponoroff stepped down in 2009. From the Tulane press release:

"David Meyer's appointment is the result of a national search that brought us a scholar of international renown," Tulane President Scott Cowen said.  "He also has vast experience working directly with students and external constituencies, something we feel is vital in shaping the future course of our nationally ranked law program." ...

Meyer will be joined at Tulane by his wife, Amy Gajda, a faculty member at the University of Illinois in both journalism and law.  A specialist on First Amendment law and privacy issues, Gajda will become associate professor of law at Tulane.

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