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Aug. 9, 2010

At A Glance

Sandler named law school diversity officer

Len Sandler, clinical professor of law in the University of Iowa College of Law, has been named the school’s chief diversity officer.

In his role, Sandler will enhance the diversity efforts within the law school and coordinate with UI campus leaders to support the university’s diversity goals. He will also establish an Advisory Council on Diversity for the law school to include alumni, students, staff and faculty.

Sandler represents individuals and organizations and advises lawmakers, companies and community organizations about issues related to diversity and improving access for disabled persons. His work has led to the development of reforms and legislative initiatives that increase mainstream housing opportunities for persons with disabilities and promote universal design and sustainable housing of all types.

He also recently oversaw the development of the law school’s mission statement on diversity.


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