Law school dean to step down, return to faculty

In a message to the campus community, Scott Coltrane, senior vice president and provost, announced that UO School of Law Dean Michael Moffitt, Philip H. Knight Chair and professor of law, has chosen to step down as dean effective July 1, 2017.

According to the memo, Moffitt will return to his faculty role, which he has held since joining the law school in 2001. Moffitt became dean in 2011.

Read the complete message from the provost on the provost’s webpage. Read the message from the dean on the law school’s website.