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New Dean Named at Chase Law School

A new dean was named Tuesday at Northern Kentucky University's Salmon P. Chase College of Law.

Judith Daar will assume the role on July 1. 

Daar comes to Highland Heights from the University of California, Irvine, where she is a visiting professor at the law school and a clinical professor at the medical school.

Previously, Daar was the interim dean and professor of law at Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, Calif. 

Daar earned a law degree at Georgetown University.

“We are very pleased to name Judy as the dean of Chase College of Law. She has an exceptional academic career forged from her deep understanding of legal education. Judy is a great fit to lead Chase and build on its strong foundation of producing the top legal talent in the region,” said NKU Provost Sue Ott Rowlands.

-Staff report

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