April 3, 2012
The James P. White Lecture on Legal Education - 2012
The Transformation of the Legal Profession and Legal Education
Speaker: E. Thomas Sullivan, '73, Former Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost University of Minnesota
Time: 5:00 p.m.
Location: Inlow Hall, 530 W. New York Street, Indianapolis, IN
Contact: Shari Baldwin (email@example.com)
The James P. White Lecture on Legal Education: E. Thomas Sullivan, '73, Former Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost University of Minnesota will present: The Transformation of the Legal Profession and Legal Education on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. in the Wynne Courtroom at Inlow Hall. 1.0 CLE credit available.
Tom Sullivan became Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost at the University of Minnesota in July 2004 and served in that role through December 2011. He also served as the eighth dean of the University of Minnesota Law School from 1995 to 2002. Upon finishing his term as dean, he returned to full-time research and teaching. He received the Stanley V. Kinyon Teacher of the Year Award for Excellence in Teaching, and in 2005, he was appointed the Julius E. Davis Chair in Law. In June of 2003, he received the J. William Elwin, Jr., Award from the American Bar Association Section of Legal Education for leadership and contributions to law school development. He has chaired the ABA Section of Legal Education, and has chaired the AALS Section on Antitrust and Economic Regulation. On several occasions, he has been a consultant to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on judicial nominations to the Supreme Court.
A nationally recognized authority on antitrust law and complex litigation, he has authored ten books and over 50 articles. He and co-author Professor Richard Frase published Proportionality Principles in American Law: Controlling Excessive Government Actions (Oxford University Press, 2009). Most recently, he published Complex Litigation with Professors Richard Freer, Doug Floyd and Brad Clary (2010).
On two occasions he has been a visiting faculty member at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. and twice has been a visiting scholar at Cambridge University in England. During 2012, he will be a visiting faculty member at the University of Chicago and at New York University. Before coming to the University of Minnesota, Sullivan served for six years as dean of the University of Arizona College of Law and as associate dean at Washington University in St. Louis. He began his career in higher education as a faculty member at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Sullivan graduated magna cum laude from the IU Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 1973, where he served as an editor on the Indiana Law Review.
Parking is available for a nominal fee at the campus Gateway Garage, located on the corner of Michigan and California Streets. (Address is 525 Blackford Street). Parking is also available for a nominal fee at the Natatorium Garage two blocks west of the law school.
Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance should contact Shari Baldwin (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than one week prior to the event. Special arrangements can be made to accommodate most needs.