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, ...