Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
Merger Approved by American Bar Association, Rutgers Law School Created
Merger Approved by American Bar Association, Rutgers Law School Create...
Ban on Academic Credit for Paid Externships Remains
Ban on Academic Credit for Paid Externships Remains
Law Schools Resist New ABA Guidelines on Job Definitions
Law Schools Resist New ABA Guidelines on Job Definitions
Georgia State Rep and UGA Alum Donates $500K for Scholarship
Georgia State Rep and UGA Alum Donates $500K for Scholarship
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Legal Job Listings
Download PDF

Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University Could Form Alliance View Count: 111

 

According to a report from The National Law Journal, the Thomas M. Cooley Law School could soon be known as the Western Michigan University Thomas M. Cooley Law School in what would be an affiliation, not a complete merger.

This article explains what’s really going on at Thomas Cooley Law SchoolThomas Cooley Law School Exposed (and Why Much of the Legal Profession is a Scam)

Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




The law school would acquire a brand new name, mentioned above, but it would keep separate leadership and finances under the new proposal that leaders from the two schools are considering. If it all works out, Cooley law students would be able to take classes at Western Michigan University and use the school’s student services. The same would happen in the reverse, according to Associate Dean for External Affairs James Robb. Faculty members would also be permitted to take part in interdisciplinary teaching and research.

There are four Cooley locations in Michigan and Western Michigan University has eight locations in the state. Robb noted that first-year law classes might be taught at one of the university’s campuses.

The idea of the partnership came into focus roughly three years ago. In December, the boards for both schools agreed to take initial steps to investigate the opportunity. The boards will receive a proposal for the alliance after officials from Cooley and Western Michigan University look into how the alliance would impact finances, accreditation, students, faculty, and growth.

“Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University share common educational and public service philosophies and have a long history of cooperation,” said Cooley President and Dean Don LeDuc. “Students, faculty, staff and alumni of both institutions will benefit from the tremendous opportunities that would arise from this alliance.”

Cooley Law School and Western Michigan University Could Form Alliance by

Tagged: , ,

Posted by on April 3, 2013. Filed under Law School News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Assistant General Counsel
USA-MO-Saint Louis
Title: Assistant General Counsel   Employer: American Association of Orthodontists Location: St. Louis Compensation: Salary Travel Requirements: Moderate; domestic. Contact: Sen...


Apply now

Related Posts: