"In the last three years, he has significantly strengthened the scholarly output of the school, as well as the profile of its students," says Daniele Struppa, chancellor of Chapman. "As a result of these improvements, the School of Law now ranks in the upper half of the third tier, and has realistic hopes to move into second tier this spring."
Scott Howe, a criminal law professor who held the post of associate dean for academic affairs at the school for eight years, will serve as interim dean while a search for a replacement is conducted. Eastman will remain a member of the law school faculty.
“I will certainly miss my daily interactions with one of the most fun, most congenial and most hard-working student bodies in higher legal education today," finishes Eastman. "What we have accomplished together over the past three years has been nothing short of spectacular." << PREVIOUS PAGE