University of Mississippi School of Law appoints Frederick Slabach as Dean
Congratulations to Frederick Slabach on being chosen as the new Dean of the University of Mississippi School of Law. Buffkin/Baker was proud to partner with the University in this national search led by Martin Baker and Chelsie Whitelock, CDR.
With a 25-year career in higher education, Slabach has spent the last 12 years as president of Texas Wesleyan University. Before his role as President, he taught law for over a decade at Texas Wesleyan, the Florida Coastal School of Law, and Whittier Law School. He served as the dean of the Texas Wesleyan Law School from 2003 to 2006.
Slabach is a 1982 UM law graduate and holds a degree in political science from Mississippi College and a Master of Laws from Columbia Law School. Recognized for his leadership and service, Slabach received the 2019 District IV Chief Executive Leadership Award from the Counsel for Advancement and Support of Education, the Stevens Award in 2003, and Elmer B. Staats Public Service Award in 1995, both from the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. In 2006, Slabach was inducted into the National Black Law Students Association Hall of Fame.
“It is a fantastic day for our School of Law as we build on our legacy of proven and steadfast leadership with the selection of Fred Slabach,” Chancellor Glenn Boyce said. “He is a deeply respected academic and an accomplished professional with a sustained record across higher education and government, and he is an alumnus who knows and loves this university.
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