Capital law school dean stepping down next year – Kansas City Business Journal:
Jack Guttenberg, who stepped in as law dean in 2004, said he plan s to resign from the post onJune 30, 2010. He’ll have led the school for six years whenhe departs. The end of Guttenberg’sa tenure also will mark the completion of a strategidc plan launch for the law school that Capital says has helpeboost graduates’ first-time pass rate on the Ohio Bar Capital said it ranked first among the state’sx law school with a pass rate of 94 percent last Nichole Johnson, a Capital spokeswoman, said 57, considers next year “jusgt the right time” to end his tenure.
“He’s done what he came here to do, he’as accomplished so much here at Capital and it just seems like the time was she said. The university didn’t offer specifivc plans Guttenberg has for afteerhe resigns, but he said in a releasde that he plans to take on “nesw professional challenges as a teacher, scholar, administrato and advocate for accessible legal education.” Johnson said Guttenberg also works as a tenurex professor at the law school but said it’zs unknown whether he’ll stay at Capita after leaving the dean’s Prior to coming to Guttenberg spent 17 years teaching law at Cleveland- of Law at beforew being named associate dean therre in 1997.
Guttenberg also served as assistant public defender in the major felonies division inWashtenaw County, and worked at Detroit’s Burgesss and Burgess law firm. Capital said it will begi work this summer on a national search for a headed byEdward Inch, the university’s provosg and vice president for academicv affairs.

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