Free Market Evaluation - Send us your resume and we will give you free feedback
Retired Professor Donates One Million to Emory Law
Retired Professor Donates One Million to Emory Law
Nova Scotia Court Affirms Trinity Western’s Accreditation
Nova Scotia Court Affirms Trinity Western’s Accreditation
Francis King Carey School of Law Adds Two Specializations to Master of Science in Law Program
Francis King Carey School of Law Adds Two Specializations to Master of...
Rep. Canales Looks to Create Distance Learning Program in UT System
Rep. Canales Looks to Create Distance Learning Program in UT System
Your profile matches an open legal position. Apply now!
Legal Job Listings

Chapman University School of Law Being Renamed Following $55 mln Donation View Count: 1

On Wednesday, the Chapman University School of Law made a special announcement on its website and informed students and faculty that the school had received a $55 million gift to endow and rename the school. The gift, which the law school reported as the second largest reported gift to any law school in the United States was made by well-known real estate developer Dale E. Fowler and his wife Sarah Ann.

The school announced that “The law school will be named “The Dale E. Fowler School of Law.” A special ribbon-cutting event will take place September 10 to commemorate the naming, featuring keynote speaker former Secretary of State George Schultz.”

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!!




Fowler made most of his fortune in real estate development in and around Orange County, California, in the same region as the law school.

Though Fowler is not study at the law school, he is an alumnus of the Chapman University. Both of his children are also graduates of Chapman University.

Fowler said, “As a Chapman alumnus, I’m honored to be able to have an impact on generations of students to come … We are enthusiastic about the law school’s commitment to creating a positive atmosphere for business in all its realms of influence.”

Fowler also mentioned that his family was proud that his son Jeffrey and daughter Kathryn are graduates of Chapman University.

Tom Campbell, the deal of Chapman University School of Law said, “This is one of the greatest gifts to any law school in the history of the United States; our best research has determined that this is the second largest reported single gift to an American law school.”

Campbell further added, “Because of the exceptional generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Fowler, we can now make long-term plans for how we will continue to provide top quality legal education many years into the future.”

Chapman University School of Law Being Renamed Following $55 mln Donation by

Tagged: , ,

Posted by on August 15, 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
Employee Benefits Attorney-Partner (562003)
USA-PA-Philadelphia

One of the region\'s highly regarded, mid-sized law firms is offering attractive terms to a partner-level attorney with demonstrated expertise in the area of employee benefits/ERISA law.  An LL.M...

Related Posts: