Terry and Joan Oxford, who met at the Law School as students in 1976, have given $250,000 towards faculty excellence
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Bill Whitehurst, ’70, and his wife, Stephanie, recently announced that they will give the University of Texas School of Law $125,000 over the next five years to fund the Whitehurst Public Interest Summer Fellowships program.
Through a generous gift by Jim Perkins, ’63, the Law School will offer two fellowships to qualifying graduates this year to work in East Texas.
The Law School has expanded its visiting scholars program to include a constitutional scholar who will teach and conduct research for one year.
With a gift of $ 300,000, Ed Knight, ’76, has established the Edward S. Knight Professorship in Law, Innovation, and Entrepreneurialism, which will be used to support the scholarly research of a member of the faculty at the intersection of law and capital markets.
Seven women have recently signed on as founders of the Law School’s Center for Women in Law, with each making a gift to the Center’s work of $50,000.