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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Provost John Valery White, Professor Rachel Anderson to Present at NAACP Convention

John Valery White is the Executive Vice President and Provost for UNLV and a Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law. Rachel Anderson is a Professor of Law at the Boyd School of Law.

Provost White and Professor Anderson will attend the 105th Annual NAACP Convention in Las Vegas from July 19 to 23. Provost White will present on the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) panel titled "School Desegregation - 60 years after Brown v. Board of Education." Professor Anderson will present on the Continuing Legal Education panel titled “Supreme Court Review and Preview.”

The two-day CLE seminar is hosted by the NAACP in conjunction with the National Bar Association.

Provost White was the second dean of the Boyd School of Law and guided the law school through the recession years while continuing its growth and development into a great law school. He became the Executive Vice President and Provost of UNLV in July 2012. He retains his tenure in the law school.

Professor Anderson is the Faculty Adviser for the UNLV NAACP Student Chapter, which has more than 50 graduate and undergraduate student members. Her research and teaching interests focus on business law, civil and human rights, empirical legal studies, and international law.