The Next Dean of the University of Houston Law Center

Leonard M. Baynes has been selected as the next dean of the University of Houston Law Center. He will assume his new post on August 15.

Currently, Baynes is a professor at the School of Law of St. John’s University in Queens, New York. He also serves as the director of the Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development at the University. He has served on the St. John’s University faculty since 2002. Earlier, he taught at the Western New England University School of Law in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Professor Baynes holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and economics from New York University. He earned an MBA at Columbia Business School and a juris doctorate from Columbia Law School.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Elizabeth City State University Establishes Transfer Agreements With a Local Community College

Through three recently signed agreements, students at the College of the Albemarle now have the opportunity for a seamless transfer to Elizabeth City State University upon completion of their associate's degree.

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia Reports on Demographic Disparities Within American Public Workforce

The report found that Black workers in overrepresented occupations make about $20,000 to $30,000 less than the compensation of White workers in overrepresented fields. African Americans were also found to be more likely than White Americans to work in a lower-wage, segregated occupations.

Christon Arthur Named First Black President of La Sierra University in California

Upon assuming his new role on July 1, Dr. Arthur will become the first Black president of La Sierra University. He has served as provost of Andrews University in Michigan for the past eight years.

Business Leaders Engaging in Same-Race Diversity Initiatives Are Perceived as Displaying Favoritism

When asked to measure their employers' effectiveness in same-race versus cross-race diversity efforts, participants were more likely to negatively rate leaders who engaged in diversity initiatives geared towards members of their own race.

Featured Jobs