Vikram David Amar Named Dean of University of Illinois College of Law

ALI member Vikram David Amar, 52, a constitutional law expert and senior associate dean for academic affairs at the University of California-Davis School of Law, was announced as the next dean and Iwan Foundation Professor of Law at the University of Illinois College of Law

Provost Ilesanmi  Adesida said Professor Amar was the clear choice, telling the News-Gazette, "His vision of a college recognized for its cutting-edge scholarship and for close connections to the profession and society in which its graduates will serve is one that aligns perfectly with the land-grant values of this university. He understands the challenges of providing world-class legal educational and professional experiences to our students while ensuring that those experiences remain affordable and accessible."

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