Duquesne appoints interim law school dean

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Duquesne University has appointed Nancy Perkins interim dean of its School of Law, confirmed Kenneth Gormley, law school dean who will become Duquesne’s president on July 1. She is the first woman to lead the school in its 105-year history, Gormley said via email.

Perkins, a professor of law, joined Duquesne in 1993 and holds the Noble J. Dick Endowed Chair in Academic Leadership. She is an academic adviser to students pursuing the school’s energy and environmental law concentration. Her previous professional roles include serving on the executive committee of the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s Citizens Advisory Council.

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