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Richard Gershon steps down as Dean of UM Law School

Ole-Miss-Lyceum-LogoOXFORD — University of Mississippi School of Law Dean Richard Gershon says he plans to return to full-time teaching June 30, at the close of his fifth year as dean.

University Provost Morris Stocks said in a news release that Professor Deborah Bell will assume the role of Interim Dean until a national search for a new dean is completed.

Prior to joining the UM School of Law faculty, Gershon was founding dean of the Charleston School of Law. He also served as dean of Texas Wesleyan University School of Law and on the faculty and as the academic associate dean at Stetson University School of Law.



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