Search for new Law Dean underway: Leadership Profile here

November 14, 2017

Search For New Law Dean Underway

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Dean, School of Law

Gonzaga University invites nominations and applications for the Dean of the School of Law. The Dean reports to the Provost/Senior Vice President and is the academic leader, external face, and chief executive of Gonzaga Law.

Founded in 1912, Gonzaga University School of Law provides a legal education informed by its Jesuit, Catholic, and humanistic traditions and values to educate the whole person and serve the public good. Gonzaga Law offers students a core curriculum taught by a devoted and talented faculty, encouraging students to engage in critical thinking and apply it to real world situations. Gonzaga Law’s specialty programs include its recently launched Center for Civil and Human Rights, its Center for Commercial Law, its Center for Law in Public Service, its Institute for Law Teaching and Learning, and its Gonzaga-in-Florence study abroad program. Gonzaga’s faculty are active scholars engaged in research and academic debate on a national and international scale. The faculty are creative, energetic, and committed to furthering Gonzaga’s social justice mission through innovation, interdisciplinary connections, and programmatic development. Building on a legacy of leadership, Gonzaga Law has a profound impact on clients, community, and the academy, preparing lawyers and pursuing discussions that draw on its century-long mission to further the larger good. More information about the School of Law may be found at

The Search Committee invites letters of nomination, expressions of interest, questions, or applications, which may be sent to Werner Boel and Suzanne Teer, the Witt/Kieffer consultants assisting the Law School with this search, at

*Application instructions are in the Leadership Profile – Dean School of Law for Gonzaga University

Search Committee Members:

  • Chair -Hon. Kathleen O’Connor (’75) – Spokane Superior Court (Ret.)
  • Ben Asare – (3L), Student Body President
  • Jason Gillmer – Professor, Gonzaga Law
  • Gail Hammer – Associate Professor, Gonzaga Law
  • Pat Charles – Associate Professor, Gonzaga Law
  • Renee Reuther (’90) – Partner at Rice Reuther Sullivan & Carroll, Las Vegas, NV – Gonzaga University Trustee
  • Robbie McMillian – Registrar, Gonzaga Law
  • Jeff Geldien – Assistant Dean of External Affairs, Gonzaga Law
  • Ken Anderson – Dean, Gonzaga School of Business
  • Fr. Ken Krall, S.J. – Professor, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sandra Simpson – Associate Professor, Gonzaga Law
  • Susan Lee – Director of Admissions, Gonzaga Law