Monday, April 06, 2009

Haddon Selected as University of Maryland Law School Dean, Marking First for an African-American

Haddon Selected as University of Maryland Law School Dean, Marking First for an African-American: University of Maryland officials last week announced the appointment of Phoebe A. Haddon as dean of the University of Maryland School of Law, effective July 1, 2009. Haddon, who will be the ninth dean and the second woman in the position, will be the first African-American to serve as the dean of the University of Maryland system’s only law school.

“Phoebe Haddon is passionate about legal education, about the essential role of innovative and influential scholarship in the continued development of our faculty, and about the School of Law’s vital public service mission,” says Dr. David J. Ramsay, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

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