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Jordan Hall Named WNE School of Law Associate Dean for Law Student Affairs

SPRINGFIELD, MA (04/22/2022) The Western New England University (WNE) School of Law Dean Sudha Setty is pleased to announce the appointment of Jordan Hall as Associate Dean for Law Student Affairs.

“The WNE Law community is delighted to welcome Dean Hall. His experience and expertise in law student affairs; diversity, equity, and inclusion; and student wellness are tremendous assets that he brings to his work at the law school. Students, faculty, and staff are all looking forward to working with him.”

As Associate Dean for Law Student Affairs, Hall is charged with providing guidance, advice, and support to law students, leadership and guidance to student organizations, and will focus on diversity, equity, inclusion, and wellness programming and support. Working closely with the Dean, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Law Admissions, Law Career Services, and Law Registrar, the Office of Law Student Affairs acts as a liaison between students, faculty, and other law school administrators. It provides important information and resources to students on a vast array of issues.

Dean Hall earned his J.D. and M.Ed. from Loyola University Chicago and his B.A. from Morehouse College. He was previously the Director of Student Affairs, Campus Equity & Inclusion at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law where he helped students succeed at every step.

“I’m immensely excited to join the Western New England University family,” said Hall. “My goal is to be a steward in cultivating a community of empathy, compassion, and belonging. I’m looking forward to building community and working with everyone.”

Western New England University (WNE) is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive institution with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready graduates. Founded in 1919 in Springfield, Massachusetts as a division of Northeastern College, WNE’s 215-acre suburban campus serves more than 3,700 students, including over 2,500 full-time undergraduates. More than 47,000 alumni have earned degrees through its 90+ undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs at Colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, and Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and School of Law. Students come from 39 U.S. states and territories and 23 countries. Of 45,104 living alumni, 30% remain within the region, residing in the four Western Massachusetts counties and northern Connecticut.

WNE is classified among nationally ranked universities in US News and World Report, and among the Top 100 Undergraduate Engineering programs, and in the Doctoral/Professional Universities category in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.