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Texas Tech Law Welcomes New Associate Dean for Student Life

Faculty / Staff

June 2018

Texas Tech Law Welcomes New Associate Dean for Student Life

Texas Tech Law is pleased to welcome Sofia Rodriguez-Chapman, Ph.D. as its new assistant dean for student life.

Chapman was the Managing Director of the Office of Student Conduct at Texas Tech University in which she oversaw campus discipline. She has served in various administrative roles dealing with issues related to admissions and recruitment, judicial/conduct affairs, Greek life, leadership programs, volunteer programming, financial aid, new student orientation, alcohol education, managing distressed students, multicultural affairs, as well as oversight of auxiliary areas such as the Student Union facilities

Chapman received a Ph.D. in Higher Education from Texas Tech University in which her research consisted of assessing the success of Latinas who completed the terminal degree process. She also serves as an adjunct faculty member in the Higher Education program.

“I am excited to have Sofia join the Texas Tech Law team,” Nowlin said. “She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this important position. Her commitment to student support makes her an excellent fit for the significant role of student life in our educational mission.”


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    June 2018

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      Professor Krahmer Memorial Service

      Faculty / Staff

      April 2018

      A memorial service in honor of Texas Tech School of Law Professor John Krahmer was held on Wednesday, April 25 at the Law School.

      Many reflected on the impact he had on their lives and shared treasured memories including, Walter Huffman ’77, Charles P. Bubany, Dean G. Pawlowic, Brian Shannon, Gerry W. Beyer, Richard D. Rosen, Sally McDonald Henry, Texas Bank Lawyer 2L Editor Cassy McGinnis ’19, and 3L Editor Julia Wisenberg ’18. Professor Krahmer’s three children, Alyssa ’95, Ana and Ben, also paid tribute to their father.

      Professor Krahmer will be remembered as an intellectual giant in commercial and banking law, someone who loved a good joke, and someone who was deeply committed to his students. You can find his full obituary here.


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            Associate Dean Joseph B. Conboy

            Faculty / Staff

            March 2018

            Assistant Dean Joseph B. Conboy

            Associate Dean Joe Conboy passed away on February 10, 2018. He was a man of intellectual acuity. He was a man of moral fortitude. And he had a wonderful sense of humor and a positive outlook on life.

            Joe, a retired colonel in the U. S. Army JAG Corps, became associate dean at Texas Tech Law School in August 1982. His duties included admissions, student affairs, and personnel. His adept handling of student problems made him one of the all-time favorite administrators at the law school.

            A lifelong sports enthusiast and a former athlete himself, Joe taught a sports law course each year which was usually filled to capacity. He also regularly taught trial advocacy during his stay at Texas Tech, which ended with his 2002 retirement.

            Joe was a beloved member of the Tech Law family. He will be missed. His obituary can be found online.


              Tech Law Deans Receive Awards

              Faculty / Staff

              January 2018

              Tech Law Deans Receive Awards

              Associate Deans Wendy-Adele Humphrey (’01) and John Delony both received awards that commend their efforts and dedication to improving the educational experiences of Texas Tech Law students. Read more…