Former Minnesota Law Dean David Wippman to Retire from Presidency at Hamilton College

Former University of Minnesota Law School Dean David Wippman has announced his plans to retire from his presidency at Hamilton College in June of 2024. Wippman, who will have served eight years as president of Hamilton by the time he retires, was dean of the University of Minnesota Law School from 2008 until joining Hamilton in 2016. Before joining Minnesota Law, he was a professor and associate dean at Cornell Law School and served as vice provost for international relations at Cornell University. He took a year away from Cornell to serve as a director in the National Security Council’s Office of Multilateral and Humanitarian Affairs, where he worked on war crimes issues, the International Criminal Court, economic sanctions, and U.N. political issues.

David Solomon, chair of the Hamilton Board of Trustees, said “David Wippman has been an exceptional president at an especially challenging time. He is highly effective and widely admired, and his presidency has been marked by success on all measures. We are grateful for his leadership in making Hamilton an even stronger and more highly regarded institution.”

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