Levi to retire as director of Bolch Judicial Institute

Nov 19, 2021Latest News

Portrait of David F. Levi

David F. Levi will retire from his role as director of the Bolch Judicial Institute on June 30, 2022, capping a 15-year tenure at Duke Law School that included 11 years as dean and four years as the founding director of the Institute.

“Thanks to David Levi’s visionary leadership, the Bolch Judicial Institute is one of Duke Law School’s crown jewels and plays an important role in fulfilling our teaching and research missions,” said Kerry Abrams, the James B. Duke and Benjamin N. Duke Dean of the School of Law. “I am so grateful to David for all he has done for the institute and for the Law School, and I look forward to working closely with the next director to build on this remarkable legacy.”

Duke Law has launched a search for Levi’s successor as director of the Bolch Judicial Institute; the job description is available here. Candidates who are interested in the position may contact Duke Law Professor Jack Knight, chair of the search committee, for information on the search process, or Melinda Vaughn for information about the Institute.

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