Interviews begin for new UF law school dean

Published On: Jan 31 2014 10:58:02 AM EST
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -

A search committee is interviewing nine candidates as they search for the next dean of the University of Florida Levin College of Law.

The interviews are taking place Friday and Saturday in Gainesville.

The Gainesville Sun reports the committee had identified 10 candidates out of 22 people referred by a search firm hired to help the university recruit applicants. One candidate notified the group he was withdrawing his name from consideration.

The Sun reports that the public will have a 15-minute opportunity for comment at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, after the interviews are concluded.

The committee will select a smaller group more in-depth interviews and tours of the campus. Ultimately the committee will make a recommendation for Provost Joe Glover to consider. Dean Robert Jerry is stepping down in June.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of News4Jax or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus