U of I law school gets interim dean

Michael Satz, an associate dean at University of Idaho’s college of law, will become the law school’s interim dean. He replaces Don Burnett, who was appointed the  interim president of the university.

“Michael brings a great depth of experience and a sense of continuity in his new position,” said Katherine Aiken, interim provost and executive vice president. “His leadership as a professor and administrator will greatly benefit our faculty, students and institution.”

Satz came to the University of Idaho in 2006 as an associate professor for the College of Law. Classes he’s taught include consumer law, creditors’ rights and secured transactions, contracts, property security and critical legal studies.

Satz has  a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Southern Methodist University in Dallas. He later received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School.

He begins his new job on June 1

Posted in In The Classroom, Our Towns