The University of Missouri - Columbia has announced that Gary Myers, the associate dean for research at the University of Mississippi School of Law, will become its new dean effective August 15. Myers holds a JD from Duke and focuses primarily on IP law. Meanwhile, Albany Law School announced that Penelope Andrews, the associate dean for academic affairs at CUNY School of Law, will become Albany's dean and president effective this July. Andrews holds an LLB from the University of Natal, and an LLM from Columbia. Andrews work focuses on international and comparative law.