Dean of Law School Search

Boston College Law School is currently seeking to fill the position of Dean of the Law School, succeeding Vincent Rougeau who stepped down in February to become the 33rd President of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Professor Diane Ring will serve as Interim Dean until the position is filled.

Timeline

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Following a process of consultation with the BC Law and University communities, a Prospectus was published in October, with the intent to announce a successful candidate in the spring.

Search Committee

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A ten-member search committee has been formed. Led by Provost and Dean of Faculties David Quigley, the committee includes five Law School faculty and four members of Boston College’s senior leadership team.

Search Partner & Prospectus

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Boston College Law School has engaged Storbeck Search to lead the search process – please feel free to submit candidate names directly to Storbeck at BCLawDean@storbecksearch.com.

Further Questions

Thank you for your interest in the Boston College Law Dean’s search. If you have further questions, please direct them to the Office of the Provost at provofc@bc.edu.

If you have candidate names to suggest or wish to express interest in the role, please contact our Storbeck Search team of Shelly Weiss Storbeck, Julie E. Tea and Julie Williams-Krishnan at BCLawDean@storbecksearch.com.

 


 

BC Law Dean’s Search: Timeline

  • Search Committee announced: August 2021
  • Storbeck Search named as search partner: September 2021
  • Community listening sessions in preparation for developing and publishing position prospectus:

Thursday, 9/23/21: Alumni Leadership
Monday, 9/27/21: Staff
Monday, 9/27/21: Faculty I
Tuesday, 9/28/21: Faculty II
Tuesday, 9/28/21: Current students I
Wednesday, 9/29/21: Dean’s Advisory Board
Wednesday, 9/29/21: Alumni
Thursday, 9/30/21: Dean's Leadership Team
Thursday, 9/30/21: Current students II

  • Prospectus publication: October 2021
  • Candidate identification: Late Fall 2021
  • First round interviews: Early 2022
  • Finalist interviews and site visits: Late Winter 2022

 


 

BC Law School Dean Search Committee

David Quigley

David Quigley (Chair)
University Provost and Dean of Faculties

 

Sharon Beckman

Sharon Beckman
Law School Associate Clinical Professor and
Director of the BC Innocence Program

Mary Sarah Bilder

Mary Sarah Bilder
Founders Professor of Law

Jack T. Butler, S.J.

Jack T. Butler, S.J.
Haub Vice President for University Mission and Ministry

Mara Hermano

Mara Hermano
Vice President for Institutional Research and Planning

Gregory A. Kalscheur, S.J.

Gregory A. Kalscheur, S.J.
Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences Dean and Professor of Law and Political Science

M. Cathleen Kaveny

M. Cathleen Kaveny
Darald and Juliet Libby Professor of Law and Theology

Shu-Yi Oei

Shu-Yi Oei
Professor of Law

Vlad Perju

Vlad Perju
Professor of Law

Akua Sarr

Akua Sarr
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs