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Law Center Dean Search Update April 28, 2014

Dear Law Center Faculty and Staff:

I am pleased to announce the selection of Leonard Baynes, Professor of Law and the Inaugural Director of The Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development at St. John's University School of Law, for the position of Dean of the University of Houston Law Center. The recommendation will be submitted to the UH System Board of Regents for approval on May 7, 2014.

I want to thank the search committee, chaired by Dona Cornell, Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel, for its diligence in this important search.The search process included the valuable input of our students, faculty and staff, as well as many alumni and community members. Professor Baynes is expected to begin his duties on August 15.

Paula Myrick Short