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  • The endowment by alumnus William L. Hutchison, '55, of the George W. Hutchison Chair of Energy Law.
  • Tthe increase in first-year admissions applications to an all-time high of 1,642, over 17% above those received in 1979-80.
  • The advancement in faculty publications and service to the profession with the preparation of 14 books and monographs, 59 articles, and 83 speeches and lectures off campus.
  • The receipt of nearly $1.2 million in gifts to the School.
  • The inauguration by U.S, Attorney General Benjamin Civiletti of the Alfred P. Murrah Lecture Series, endowed by the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation.
  • Continued service to the legal profession through major symposia, including those in taxation, air law, and products liability which attracted national audiences.

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Report of the Dean [for the year 1980-1981]