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Dean's Discretionary Funds

A Dean's Discretionary Fund gives the Allan R. Tessler Dean of Cornell Law School financial resources independent of the school's annual budget.  In unrestricted form, a fund of this kind enables the Dean to meet any need and seize any opportunity consistent with the educational mission of Cornell Law School.  A discretionary fund may also be directed generally to a program area or institutional purpose without stipulating its specific use.

Charles Michael Adelman A.B. '70 J.D. '73 Dean's Discretionary Fund for Faculty Excellence

Established by Charles M. Adelman A.B. '70 J.D. '73 in support of the Cornell Law faculty.

Paul W. and Catherine M. Beltz Cornell Law School General Endowment FunDEstablished by Catherine Beltz in honor and memory of her husband Paul Beltz, J.D. `53, to provide discretionary spending power to the Allan R. Tessler Dean of Cornell Law School.

Charles and Brenda Eddy Dean's Discretionary Fund for Public Interest Law

Established by Charles Eddy J.D. '70 to provide unrestricted support of the Public Interest Law program, with preference given to the Public Interest Low-Income Protection Plan.

Samuel Frankenheim Law Dean's Discretionary Fund

Established by Samuel Frankenheim A.B. '54 LL.B. '59 to support priorities in the Law School, at the discretion of the Dean.

J. Bruce Ipe, LL.B. `63, Law School Dean's Discretionary Fund for Faculty Recruitment and RetentioN

Established by J. Bruce Ipe, LL.B. `63, in honor of his 50th Reunion to provide "funds intended to aid in the hiring and retaining of excellent teachers in the vein of Professors Henn, Farnham, Sneath, Curtiss, and Schlesinger of my era."

Anne Lukingbeal Dean's Discretionary Fund for Student LifE

Established by alumni of Cornell Law School following a leadership gift by Jacqueline Duval, J.D. `92, in honor of Anne Lukingbeal, Dean of Students Emerita, in recognition of her 37 years of outstanding service to the students, faculty, and deans of Cornell Law School.

Duncan and Susan Stewart Dean's Fund for Law and Medicine

Established by Susan Cobb Stewart M.D. '66 and Duncan J. Stewart A.B. '61 LL.B. '64 to support initiatives, including teaching, related to the laws governing medicine and medical care.

Law School Dean's Fund

Established by Captain Herbert R. Reif LL.B. 1923 to support priorities in the Law School, at the discretion of the Dean.

Frederic H. Weisberg J.D. '67 Law Dean's Discretionary Fund

Established by Marc Stuart Goldberg LL.B. '67 as a memorial to his friend and classmate, Frederic Weisberg.