Eric Mitnick named Dean of UMass Law
Eric Mitnick has been named Dean of the School of Law at UMass Dartmouth after leading the Commonwealth’s only public law school to American Bar Association accreditation as interim dean. Dean Mitnick has served as interim Dean since July 1, 2016, succeeding Dean Mary Lu Bilek. He will begin his permanent appointment on October 1, 2017.
The university is looking for an innovative leader who understands the financial and pedagogical challenges facing legal education today to serve as Dean of UMass Law. The Dean will be a visionary and an innovative leader, and will have the primary responsibility for the academic excellence, administration, and outreach of UMass Law.
This page provides information relevant to the search for the Dean of UMass Law, including application instructions, a complete job description, and the search committee members. At a later date, a list of final candidates will be posted, along with their CVs and visit itineraries.
Please contact the Search Firm with any questions related to this position.
Applications should include a resume or curriculum vitae and a cover letter. Electronic submission of materials is strongly preferred.
For application, inquiries, and nominations, visit: www.imsearch.com/6153.
Inquiries and nominations may also be directed to:
Tim McFeeley or Brian Nwachukwu
1300 19th Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036
All inquiries and expressions of interest will be held in strict confidence. Review of applications will commence on May 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
Finalist On-Campus Visits
The Search & Screen Committee for the Dean of the UMass Law is pleased to announce that campus visits have been scheduled with the following four candidates.