Thursday, July 8, 2010
Frederick Lawrence, the dean of George Washington University Law School, has been named President of Brandeis University. Lawrence, who holds his JD from Yale and has written extensively on civil rights laws and hate crimes, joined GW as dean in 2005. He was previously on the Boston University law faculty. In addition to deaning, teaching, and writing, he also has performed in Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts with the New York Choral Society.