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Release: Nov. 7, 2001

CORRECTION: UI memorial start time for late law professor David Vernon changed

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa College of Law has rescheduled its public memorial service for David H. Vernon, professor of law, former dean of law, interim provost and assistant to four UI presidents, to start at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9 at the college's Levitt Auditorium. The memorial had been set to begin at 1 p.m. Friday.

Religious services for Vernon will be at 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 at Agudas Achim Congregation, 602 E. Washington St., Iowa City.

Vernon taught law at the UI for 35 years and was the Allan D. Vestal Professor of Law since l986 and before that was Iowa Law School Foundation Professor. He served as president of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) and delegate to the American Bar Association House of Delegates, representing AALS. He also was editor of the Journal of Legal Education, and chair of the Board of Trustees of the Law School Admissions Council.