Office of the Dean:
News & announcements from Dean Perritt for the week of
May 3, 1999

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Bart Brown's Presentation

Professor Bart Brown made a presentation on Tuesday, April 27, 1999, before the United Nations Commission for Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland.  This presentation introduced a US-sponsored resolution on the promotion of the Right to Democracy. 

The Alumni Luncheon

The Law School Association (LSA) revived a long-standing Chicago-Kent tradition by hosting an all-alumnae/i luncheon on April 27.  Chicago-Kent alumnae/i packed the Walnut Room at the Allegro Hotel (formerly The Bismarck) to hear about the history and future of the law school, and to honor five individuals.  The capacity crowd included alumnae/i from graduating classes between 1925 and January 1999.  Dean Perritt spoke about continuing the school's traditions of inclusion and innovation.  Joel Daly, Class of '88 and anchor at WLS-TV, emceed the event and bestowed the awards on behalf of the Association to the following individuals: 

Distinguished Service Awards: 

  The Honorable Warren Wolfson, Director of the Trial Advocacy Program 
  Barry Maram, Class of 1971
Professional Achievement Awards: 
Joel Weisman, Class of 1969, host of WTTW's "Chicago Week in Review" and news analyst for WGN Channel 9.
The Honorable Jim Ryan, Class of 1971, Illinois Attorney General Young Alumnae/i Award: 
Yvonne Owens, Class of 1989 
All living graduates of Chicago-Kent are automatically members of the LSA. 

Tasha Kincade -- new arrival and maternity leave

I am pleased to announce that Tasha Kincade delivered a baby boy on Wednesday, April 28 at 9:00 am. He weighed 6 lbs. 14 oz. and was 20 1/2 inches long.  Both mother and son are doing fine.  Tasha will be on maternity leave until the end of June.  In her absence, please contact Patricia Wardell for assistance.  We also have hired a temporary person to assist in our office until Tasha returns; her name is Hadiyah Ali.  Please join me in welcoming her to Chicago-Kent. 


Dean Henry H. Perritt, Jr. 

Archive Links:  Previous Announcements from Dean Perritt

Week of April 26, 1999 
  • Chicago-Kent Receives Gift
  • Faculty Scholarship
Week of April 19, 1999 
  • American Red Cross
  • Award Announcements
Week of April 12, 1999 - (No new information available) 

Week of March 22, 1999 

  • Operation Kosovo team in Albania
Week of March 15, 1999 
  • In Memoriam:  Dr. Rowine Brown Truitt '61
  • In Memoriam:  William F. Zacharias, Professor of Law
Week of March 8, 1999 
  • Dean Perritt's Travels To Central Europe
Week of March 1, 1999 (No new information available) 

Week of February 22, 1999 

  • International Travel Itinerary for Dean Perritt
Week of February 8 and 15, 1999 
  • Second Annual State of the Law School Address
Week of February 1, 1999 
  • Strategies for Excellence:  Law as a Profession 1999
  • Workshop on the International Criminal Court and U.S. National Security
  • Kosovo and Albania Trips
Week of January 18, 1999 
  • Association of American Law Schools Annual Meeting
Week of December 7, 1998 
  • Esther Rothstein
  • Soros Open Society Foundation Grant
  • Alumnus Gift
Week of November 30, 1998 
  • Dean Perritt Appointed to Advisory Commission on Internet Privacy
Week of November 23, 1998 
  • Illinois State Bar Association Award
  • Newly Appointed Distinguished Professors
Week of November 16, 1998 
  • Workshop on Genetic Susceptibility to Environmental Contamination
Week of November 9, 1998 
  • Project Bosnia IPRO Installs Ministry of Justice Database Server
  • Assistant Dean for Career Services and Alumnae/i Relations
Week of November 2, 1998 (No new information available) 

Week of October 26, 1998 

  • Illinois Commerce Commission Relationship
  • Judicial Ratings Available
Week of October 19, 1998 
  • 21st Annual Commodities and Derivatives Law Conference 
  • NCAIR Grant 
Week of October 12, 1998 
  • Update on Jacob Corre' 
  • New Graduation Date 
Week of October 5, 1998 
  • Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences 
  • Committee on Global Networks and Local Values 
  • Presentation to the Great Lakes Supreme Court Justices 
  • Jacob Corre's Condition 
  • Dean's Office Seeks Research Assistant 
Week of September 28, 1998 
  • Meeting with Albanian Ambassador to the United States 
  • Meeting with Counselor for Legal Affairs of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China 
Week of September 21, 1998 
  • Illinois Bar Association Award for Project Bosnia 
  • Jacob Corre' 
  • Operation Kosovo Web Site 
Week of September 14, 1998 
  • Meeting with Vice President for Information Technology at Northwestern University 
  • Meeting with Incoming President of the Chicago Bar Association 
Week of September 7, 1998 
  • Chicago Tribune Coverage 
  • New Member of Chicago-Kent's Board of Overseers 
  • ISLAT/AFB Tour and Dinner 
Week of August 31, 1998 
  • David Gerber's Reception 
  • First Meeting of Project Bosnia IPRO 
  • Discussions with Bosnia Refugee Group 
Week of August 24, 1998 
  • Two Faculty Members Visit China 
  • ABA Jurisdiction Project 
  • New Appointments in Student Services 
Week of August 17, 1998 
  • Creating and building momentum: keeping Chicago-Kent a law school ahead of the times 

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