University of South Carolina

USC law dean candidates to make campus visits

Five candidates for dean of the University of South Carolina School of Law have accepted invitations to visit the campus in the coming weeks. Each will make a two-day visit, meeting with faculty, students, staff, alumni, administrators and the legal community.

The candidates:

  • David S. Caudill, Arthur M. Goldberg Family Chair and professor of law, Villanova University School of Law, Villanova, Pa.
  • Stephen W. Mazza, interim dean and professor of law, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kan.
  • Susan M. Richey, associate dean and professor of law, University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, N.H.
  • Scott N. Schools, associate deputy attorney general, Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.
  • Robert M. Wilcox, associate dean for academic affairs and professor of law, University of South Carolina School of Law.

Schedules for the candidates’ visits will be announced as their itineraries are completed. The university is conducting a nationwide search for the law school’s next dean. The new dean is expected to assume the job in summer of 2011.

The School of Law, founded in 1867, educates lawyers for leadership in South Carolina and across the nation. The 42 current faculty members serve a student body of some 700 students. The school’s graduates hold positions of prominence in the state and federal judiciaries, the South Carolina General Assembly, Congress, and state and national professional associations.

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 02/03/11 @ 5:20 PM | Updated: 02/10/11 @ 11:18 AM | Permalink