Interim Dean for Bowen Law School Named

Interim Dean for Bowen Law School Named
John DiPippa

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced on Wednesday that John DiPippa will serve as interim dean of its William H. Bowen School of Law. He starts July 1.

DiPippa had been dean emeritus and a distinguished professor of law and public policy at the school, having first joined the faculty there in 1983 and served as its dean from 2008-12.

He will take over for Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz, who will become the dean of the University of the Pacific’s McGeorge School of Law in July. Schwartz has been dean of the UA Little Rock law school since 2013.

The university said its search for a permanent dean is expected to begin this fall.