Bloomberg Law
Jan. 3, 2017, 8:34 PM

Martha Minow to Step Down as Dean From Harvard Law

Casey Sullivan

Martha Minow, dean of Harvard Law School, will step down from her post at the end of the academic year after an eight-year tenure, according to an announcement released on Tuesday.

The Harvard Law School press release said University President Drew G. Faust will start a search for her successor “soon” and “will welcome advice from across the law school community.”

Through a spokeswoman, Minow, 62, released a statement on why she is stepping down:

“I intended to serve five years; I’ve been Dean for eight. Following one of our strongest years ever in terms of admissions and the strongest ever for fundraising, ...

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