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Charlotte Taylor Named Assistant Dean for Student Services


July 1, 2010



Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Lawrence Raful is proud to announce Charlotte Taylor has been named the new Assistant Dean for Student Services at Touro Law Center.

"Charlotte Taylor has an obvious commitment to law students, and we are excited that she will be joining us,” said Dean Raful. “We look forward to having her as part of our administration -- helping to foster student success while promoting the goals of the law school."
Charlotte D. Taylor was formerly the Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs and Student Support Services at DePaul University College of Law in Chicago, IL. After graduating from DePaul University College of Law in 1996, she practiced in the area of insurance defense before returning to DePaul as the assistant director of the Academic Support Program. While at DePaul, she co-authored Bridging the Gap Between College and Law School: Strategies for Success (Carolina Academic Press), which has become a standard reference for academic support professionals, pre-law advisers and first-year law students. In 2000, Dean Taylor was promoted to assistant dean for multicultural affairs, to serve as a mentor and adviser to minority students and minority student organizations. In 2004, she assumed additional responsibility for student support services, covering first-year orientation, academic advising, exam administration and Code of Conduct matters.

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Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center’s 185,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is located adjacent to both a state and a federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York. Touro Law’s proximity to the courthouses, coupled with programming developed to integrate the courtroom into the classroom, provide a one-of-a kind learning model for law students, combining a rigorous curriculum taught by expert faculty with a practical courtroom experience. Touro Law, which has a student body of approximately 750 and an alumni base of more than 5,000, offers full- and part-time J.D. programs, several dual degree programs and graduate law programs for US and foreign law graduates. Touro Law Center is part of the Touro College system.

Touro is a system of Jewish-sponsored non-profit institutions of higher and professional education. Touro College was established in 1971 primarily to enrich the Jewish heritage, and to serve the larger American community. Approximately 17,500 students are currently enrolled in its various schools and divisions. Touro College has branch campuses, locations and instructional sites in the New York area, as well as branch campuses and programs in Berlin, Jerusalem, Moscow, Paris and Florida. Touro University California and its Nevada branch campus, as well as Touro College Los Angeles, are separately accredited institutions governed in common by the same Board of Trustees as Touro College.


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