Robert K. Goldman (acting dean)
1979-1980

The following information relates to the School from 1977 to 1980.

Location of the Law School
Myers Hall

Number of students
1977: "Average class size is 35 and none over 75"; First-year, 219 students: 147 full-time, 72 part-time (96 women, 123 men, 19 minorities)

Faculty & staff
1978: 31 full-time, 102 part-time and adjunct professors
1979: 31 full-time, 103 part-time and adjunct professors

Admissions
1977: LSAT 621; GPA, full-time 3.31, part-time 3.03
1978: LSAT, registration with LSDAS, undergraduate degree required
1979: LSAT 640; GPA 3.2

Degrees granted
1978: 191 J.D. degrees conferred

Library
1977: 100,000 + volumes
1978: Alvina Reckman Myers Law Library dedicated with 110,000 volumes

Student Publications
1978: First Learned Handbook published
1978: First Myers Hall Advocate (newsletter) published

Curriculum
1978: National Veterans Law Clinic established
1979: 4-year J.D./M.B.A. joint degree program and Federal Regulatory Process programs
1979: Five year plan for Law School Development adopted

Tuition & Miscellaneous
1978: Tuition $3,700/year, full-time; $137/credit hours, part-time
1978: The Docket weekly bulletin initiated
1978: First summer programs in England, USSR, and Poland

Groups & Organizations
1978: First A.C. Echols picnic
1979: Equal Justice Foundation; Bridge Club


- Timeline Brochure: Washington College of Law in Celebration of its Centennial: Facts and Events 1896-1996. Compiled by Karen Monroe, '82; Audrey Pia, '84; Di Horvath '86; Lisa Longo, '88; Susan Notar, '90; Melissa McGill, '94; Lycia Watts, '96; under directio of Dr. Paul Purta, Consultant and former Associate Dean for Institutional Advancement.

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