Paul L. Caron

Monday, November 30, 2015

Former Seton Hall Tax Prof And Dean Named Rutgers AD

HobbsPatrick E. Hobbs, Tax Professor and Former Seton Hall Law School Dean (and former Interim Athletic Director at Seton Hall), has been named Athletic Director at Rutgers.  From his faculty page:

He joined the Seton Hall Law faculty in 1990 with a specialty in tax law; he became Associate Dean for Finance in 1995 and was named Dean in 1999. In his 16 years as Dean, Professor Hobbs shepherded the Law School through a series of groundbreaking initiatives that raised Seton Hall Law to unprecedented prominence.

Prior to joining Seton Hall Law, Professor Hobbs he was a tax attorney with the law firm of Shanley & Fisher in Roseland, New Jersey. He received his B.A. in accounting, magna cum laude, from Seton Hall University, his J.D. from the University of North Carolina and his LL.M. (in taxation) from New York University.

(Hat Tip: Tom Figgatt.)

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David Williams at Vanderbilt is another tax law professor who became an athletic director. Dave has been in charge of Vandy's program for several years.

Posted by: David Shipley | Dec 3, 2015 3:57:31 AM