The Legal Beat
Students And Alumni Are Pretty Pissed About T14 Law School’s Name Change
Posted on Thursday November 14, 2019
It’s an awesome, generous donation. But Yale or Harvard would never do this. We should be moving away from Northwestern and more toward Harvard and Yale.
— M. Kelly Tillery, a 1979 graduate of Penn Law who works as a partner at Pepper Hamilton, commenting on the University of Pennsylvania law school’s name change to Carey Law after a $125 million donation from the W.P. Carey Foundation. Thousands of students and alumni have signed a petition asking that the school maintain its Penn Law branding. Click here if you’d like to add your name.
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