Former Dean to Lead College in Texas

Monday, February 13, 2012

Former College of Law dean, Thomas Mengler, will be the next president of St. Mary's University of Texas. 

Current dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Law in Minneapolis, where he holds the Ryan Chair in Law, Mengler was dean of the UI College of Law from 1993 to 2002, when he left to help build St. Thomas' newly established law school. He had joined the UI faculty in 1985, teaching civil procedure, complex litigation and evidence. He also served as interim provost for the Urbana campus from April to October 1998.  

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