Howard Law School Professor Named Dean of Hastings College of Law

Frank H. Wu, a past contributor to JBHE, has been named chancellor and dean of the University of California Hastings College of Law in San Francisco. He will take on this new position in July. Wu is now a professor at the Howard University School of Law and writes frequently on issues of race, affirmative action, and other civil rights issues. He is the author of Yellow: Race in America Beyond Black and White and Race, Rights, and Reparation: Law and the Japanese-American Internment. He is the former dean of the Wayne State University Law School.

A native of Michigan, Professor Wu earned his bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University in 1988 and his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School in 1991.