Lawyers Leading Higher Education:
Book Talk with Patricia E. Salkin ’88
MONDAY, JANUARY 30, 2023
PROGRAM: 4:30 PM
BOOK SIGNING AND RECEPTION: 6:00 PM
DEAN ALEXANDER MOOT COURT ROOM (DAMC)
Join the Women’s Leadership Initiative, the Government Law Center, and author Patricia E. Salkin ’88 to celebrate the publication of the new book, May It Please the Campus: Lawyers Leading Higher Education.
Dr. Salkin will discuss the book, which traces the history of lawyers serving as college campus leaders from the 1700s to present.
This free event is open to the public and includes a book signing and reception in the East Foyer. Copies of the book will be available for purchase for $25.00 during the book signing.
About Patricia E. Salkin
Patricia E. Salkin, J.D., Ph.D.,’88 is the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost of the Graduate and Professional Division of Touro University. She is the former Dean of the Touro University Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center and previously served as Associate Dean, Director of the Government Law Center, and the Raymond & Ella Smith Distinguished Professor of Law at Albany Law School.
Her new book, May It Please the Campus: Lawyers Leading Higher Education, was published by Touro University Press in December 2022.
About the Book
May It Please the Campus: Lawyers Leading Higher Education is a groundbreaking study on the important and little-known role that lawyers have played as leaders in higher education.
The book traces the history of lawyer campus presidents from the 1700s to present. The author explores reasons for an exponential increase in lawyers serving as campus leaders by examining the growth of legal education and myriad legal and regulatory issues confronting higher education.
This event will occur indoors. All visitors must adhere to the law school’s COVID-19 policies.
Directions and Parking
This event will take place in the Dean Alexander Moot Courtroom, on the fourth floor of the 1928 Building at Albany Law School. Click here for directions to campus and Visitor Parking.
If special parking accommodations are needed, please contact Chel Miller, GLC Publications Editor and Community Events Organizer at firstname.lastname@example.org.