Olivas tribute at D.C. reception

UHLC prof ends term as AALS president.

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Jan. 9, 2012 -- University of Houston Law Center Professor Michael A. Olivas was honored by his colleagues and friends Friday, Jan. 5, during a reception in Washington, D.C., as he ended his tenure as president of the Association of American Law Schools. The “Let’s Hail Our Chief Reception” hosted by Law Center Dean Raymond T. Nimmer was held during the annual meeting of the AALS with its theme of academic freedom and academic duty. Olivas is the William B. Bates Distinguished Chair of Law and director of the Institute of Higher Education Law & Governance at the Law Center.

Olivas and Jim Rosenblatt

James Rosenblatt, Dean of the Mississippi College School of Law, left, congratulates Professor Michael A.
Olivas for a job well done as he ends his term as president of the Association of American Law School.

Lauren Rosenblatt and Friend

Attending the reception for Olivas during the annual meeting of the AALS in Washington, D.C., were Lauren Rosenblatt, left, and Dr. Augustina Reyes, Olivas’ wife and a professor of Educational Leadership and
Cultural Studies in the UH College of Education.

Michael Olivas and Friend

Dr. Augustina Reyes and Professor Michael A. Olivas

Photos by James Rosenblatt , Dean, Mississippi College School of Law

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