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March 13, 2001


Catholic University Law School Appoints New Director of Admissions


The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law has appointed Eric James Eden as director of admissions. In announcing the appointment, Interim Dean Robert A. Destro noted that, “Eric Eden has exactly the right combination of energy, vision and commitment to excellence to make his tenure a successful one. He shares our commitment to a diverse and high-quality student body and is devoted to continuing our efforts at bringing in students that exemplify our ‘Community of Learning.’”

Mr. Eden received his Juris Doctor from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1996, and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Arts degree in history. He also received a Master of Arts degree from Arizona in 1993.

Mr. Eden came from Western New England College School of Law where he was director of admissions. He had also worked as assistant director in that office until his promotion in 1998. Eden is a member of the Connecticut Bar, has volunteered at the Indian Child Welfare Law Center and was assistant lead counsel for Abenaki Indian Nation.

Founded in 1897, Catholic University's law school is accredited by the American Bar Association and a member of the Association of American Law Schools. The school is a pioneer in clinical education and is distinguished for offering one of the nation's broadest ranges of clinical experiences to students. Additionally, the law school is widely recognized for special programs in communications law, law and public policy, law and religion, and comparative and international law.




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