Associate VP Hoye named visiting fellow at Oxford University

by Michael O. Garvey

William P. Hoye, associate vice president and deputy general counsel at the University of Notre Dame and concurrent associate professor of law at Notre Dame Law School, has been named a visiting fellow of New College, Oxford.p. Hoye, a faculty member and administrator at Notre Dame since 1993, will spend the summer in England participating in a seminar sponsored by the Oxford Centre for Higher Education Policy Studies (OxCHEPS) at New College and writing an article for publication in the OxCHEPS Occasional Papers. Among the lectures he has been invited to give to administrators and attorneys in British higher education is one to the Association of University Legal Practitioners in the United Kingdom, an organization of administrators from more than 40 British institutions of higher education.p. Hoye was graduated from St. John’s University in 1983 and received his law degree from Drake University in 1986. He also received a master’s degree in law from Notre Dame in 2001. His legal scholarship largely concerns the tort liability of higher education institutions, preventative law and ?pro-active risk assessment? on campus.p. In addition to his responsibilities in Notre Dame’s general counsel office and on the law school faculty, Hoye is co-faculty editor of The Journal of College and University Law, a national scholarly law journal jointly published by Notre Dame and the National Association of College and University Attorneys; chair of the University’s Risk Assessment Committee and of the Presidential Task Force on Anti-Sweatshop Initiatives; and a member of the University’s Committee on Licensing and Marketing.

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