David Skeel of the Law School comments on the Crystal Cathedral bankruptcy case.
WHO:Michael Fitts, Dean, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Amy Gutmann, President, University of Pennsylvania
WHAT: Final steel beam to be placed on Golkin Hall
WHEN: Nov. 4, 2010 @ 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: University of Pennsylvania Law School, 3400 Chestnut Street
Penn Law School Dean Michael Fitts will be joined by members of the Law School’s Board of Overseers and Penn President Amy Gutmann to sign the final steel beam on the new Golkin Hall.
PHILADELPHIA – University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price announced today that Michael Fitts has agreed to extend his term as dean of the Penn Law School until June 30, 2015.
Fitts became dean in 2000 and had been scheduled to step down on June 30, 2012.
The extension follows consultations with the entire Law School faculty, deans, senior officers of the University, the chairs of the Faculty Senate, Board of Trustees Chair David L. Cohen and Law Board of Overseers Chair Paul Haaga, all of whom praised Fitts’s accomplishments.
Stephen Burbank of the Law School is cited for his role as National Football League special master.
The Law School receives the top spot in a "Best Career Prospects" list.