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Fellows of the Association

Initiated in 1987-88, the status of Fellow recognizes extensive scholarship in higher education law over an extended period of time for the benefit of colleges and universities.


Please note that the hyperlinked biographies below reflect the recipient's
background as of the year he or she received the honor or award.

William P. Hoye 
, General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer
IES, Abroad, 2016

Derek P. Langhauser
General Counsel
Maine Community College System, 2014

Robert Kenney Jr.
Hogan Lovells US LLP; 2012

John Robinson
Associate Professor of Law
University of Notre Dame; 2012

Nancy E. Tribbensee, of Arizona
General Counsel
Arizona University System; 2009

Robert M. O’Neil, Of Virginia
Director of The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression and Member of the University of Virginia School of Law Faculty; 2008

Steven J. McDonald, of Rhode Island
General Counsel
Rhode Island School of Design; 2007

William E. Thro, of Virginia
State Solicitor General
Commonwealth of Virginia; 2007

Ann H. Franke, of Maryland
Vice President for National Issues and Chief
Knowledge Officer
United Educators Insurance Reciprocal Risk
Retention Group; 2005

Michael A. Olivas, of Texas
William B. Bates Professor of Law
University of Houston System; 2003

Kent M. Weeks, of Tennessee
Weeks, Anderson & Baker; 2003

Gary Pavela, of Maryland
Director of Judicial Programs
University of Maryland; 2002

Georgia K. Harper, of Texas
Manager of the Intellectual Property Section
University of Texas System; 2001

Arthur M. Sussman, of Illinois
Vice President and Secretary
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; 2001

Lawrence White, of Pennsylvania
Venture Fund Officer
Pew Charitable Trusts; 2001

Thomas P. Hustoles, of Michigan
Miller, Canfield, Paddock & Stone and Counsel to
Western Michigan University and Northern Michigan University; 2000

Martin Michaelson, of the District of Columbia
Hogan & Hartson; 2000

Peter N. Swan, of Oregon
Former Professor of Law and Assistant to the President for Legal Affairs
University of Oregon; 1999

Elsa Kircher Cole, of Michigan
General Counsel
National Collegiate Athletic Association; 1998

Thomas J. Flygare*, of New Hampshire
Flygare, Schwartz & Closson; 1998

Steven Glenn Olswang, of Washington
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
University of Washington; 1997

Barbara A. Lee, of New Jersey
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and
Professor, Institute of Management and Labor
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey; 1995

Robert Dale Bickel, of Florida
Professor of Law
Stetson University; 1994

Stuart H. Bompey*, of New York
Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe and Counsel to
Hofstra University; 1994

Fernand N. Dutile, of Indiana
Professor, University of Notre Dame Law School
Former Acting Dean, University of Notre Dame Law School 
and former Faculty Editor
The Journal of College and University Law; 1994 

Stephen S. Dunham, of Colorado
Litigation Partner, Morrison & Foerster and former
Vice President and General Counsel
University of Minnesota; 1992

Estelle A. Fishbein, of Maryland
Vice President and General Counsel
Johns Hopkins University; 1991

William P. Lemmer*, of Michigan
Former Counsel to University of Michigan; 1991

Larry R. Thompson, of Ohio
President, Flint Cultural Center Corporation
Former Counsel to Ohio State University and former Director
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum; 1991

Nicholas D. Ward, of the District of Columbia
Sole Practitioner; 1991

Jeffrey H. Orleans, of New Jersey
Executive Director of the Council of Ivy Group Presidents; 1990

William A. Kaplin, of the District of Columbia
Professor of Law
The Catholic University of America; 1990.

Sheldon E. Steinbach, of the District of Columbia
General Counsel and Vice President
American Council on Education; 1989

Fred D. Gray, of Alabama
Counsel to Tuskegee University and former President
National Bar Association; 1988

Claire Guthrie Gastanaga, of Virginia
Former Deputy Attorney General of Virginia
Former President ad interim of Chatham College; 1988

* Deceased