March 22, 2012
Contact: University Relations
Four finalists for the position of dean of the University of Baltimore School of Law have been selected as a result of a national search. Candidates will visit the UB campus beginning March 27 to meet with students, faculty, staff and others as part of the search process.
The four finalists are:
Penelope Bryan, dean of Whittier Law School and former professor and associate dean for academic affairs at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law.
Alfredo Garcia, professor and former dean of the St. Thomas University School of Law and a former assistant state’s attorney in Miami and criminal defense attorney.
Patricia Salkin, associate dean and the Raymond and Ella Smith Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School and director of the school’s Government Law Center.
Ronald Weich, assistant attorney general for legislative affairs in the U.S. Department of Justice and former chief counsel to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and to Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.
The finalists were selected by a search committee including UB School of Law faculty members, law students and law alumni, as well as representatives from the University and its Foundation Board. The committee’s chair is Michele Gilman, professor of law, director of the Civil Advocacy Clinic and co-director of the Center on Applied Feminism.
Learn more about the finalists and the search process.
The UB School of Law is the sixth-largest public law school in the country. PreLaw Magazine recently ranked it among the top "Best Value" law schools; UB's clinical program was ranked 23rd in the most recent U.S. News & World Report rankings. In 2013, the school will move into the new John and Frances Angelos Law Center, a state-of-the-art facility that will set national standards in sustainable architecture for law school facilities and will provide a forward-thinking model for delivering legal education in the 21st century.
The University of Baltimore is a member of the University System of Maryland and comprises the College of Public Affairs, the Merrick School of Business, the School of Law and the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences.