Candidate Search: Dean of the UDC David A. Clarke School of Law

What makes UDC David A. Clarke School of Law unique among law schools?

Quick Facts about the Law School

#5 Clinical Program – U.S. News & World Report 2023

45K hours of service – Each year in the District of Columbia

50 years of legal education Since 1972

David A. Clarke Law School Website

Interested Candidates

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More about the University of the District of Columbia

University Profile

Fall 2022 Fact Sheet

2021-2022 UDC Factbook 

UDC Forward (University Newsletter)

UDC Vision
All students will achieve their highest levels of human potential.

UDC Mission
Embracing its essence as a public historically black urban-focused land-grant university in the nation’s capital, UDC is dedicated to serving the needs of the community of the District of Columbia, and producing lifelong learners who are transformative leaders in the workforce, government, nonprofit sectors and beyond.

Aspire. Accomplish. Take on the World.

Quality — Location — Affordability — Diversity — Community Focus — Student-Centered

Core Values
Excellence — Innovation — Integrity — Sustainability — Collaboration

Search Timeline

Date Task
March 17 Priority application deadline (best consideration)
March 24 Hard application deadline
April 17 AGB Search begins extensive due diligence inquiry
April 26-28 Finalists visit and interview at university
April 28 Dean-elect announced

Search Committee

Malva Reid, Co-chair, Assistant Chief Academic Officer

David Wolitz, Co-chair Professor, Law School

Andrew Budzinski, Assistant Professor, Law School

Christine Jones, Professor, Law School

Masai McDougall, Assistant Professor, Law School

Anthony Ervin, Associate Dean, Admissions and Financial Aid, Law School

Adeshola Akintobi, Director, Development, Law School

Nija Bastfield, 3-L President, Student Bar Association

Robert Newman, UDC Law Alum & Member, UDC Law Foundation

Jon Bouker, Partner, Arentfox Schiff LLP, UDC Law Foundation