UVA School of Law Names Leslie Kendrick Dean

UVA School of Law Names Leslie Kendrick Dean

The University of Virginia has announced the appointment of Leslie Carolyn Kendrick as the 13th dean of UVA School of Law, effective July 1, 2024.

“The Law School has been my home since I arrived as a student 20 years ago,” Kendrick said in the announcement. “I believe now, as I believed then, that the UVA combination of world-class research, consummate professional preparation and deep sense of community makes this the best law school in the country. The Law School faculty, staff, students and alumni are my beloved colleagues and friends, and I am honored to partner with them in building the future of this exceptional institution.”

Kendrick has been a member of the UVA Law faculty since 2008 and will succeed Risa L. Goluboff in the position. Goluboff will return to the law school’s faculty at the completion of her term.

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