Title

Osgoode Dean Lorne Sossin to Step Down This Spring

Document Type

Media Mention

Publication Date

9-25-2017

Source Publication

YFile

Description

We are writing to inform members of the York University community that Dean Lorne Sossin has indicated his intention to step down as Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School, effective April 30, 2018.

An alumnus of Osgoode (’92), Lorne joined York University as a faculty member at Osgoode and in the Political Science Department (1997-2002). He returned to York in 2010 as Dean of Osgoode. As Dean, he has provided outstanding leadership to Osgoode and to York, advancing the school’s profile and reputation within and beyond the University. He has worked with colleagues to develop and implement strategic plans in support of York’s priorities around student engagement and research intensification, including expansion of experiential education opportunities, the introduction of teaching innovations, and the launch of a “Digital Commons” for research dissemination.