Dean talks about College of Law's plans to move away from state funding

<p>Dean <a href="">… Schiff Berman</a>, of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law,&nbsp;was quoted in an April 3 State Press article titled, “Five-year plan weans law school off state funding,” by reporter Katie Shoultz.</p><separator></separator><p>The article discussed the College of Law’s plans to shift away from state funding entirely by 2017 in an effort to make the school financially independent. Berman explained that the plan would be gradually implemented to minimize the impact on current College of Law students.</p><separator></separator><p>“The self-sufficiency plan has us making small increases in tuition and small increases in the size of the class over the next five years, while at the same time ratcheting up financial aid so that we make sure that the school remains affordable,” Berman said.</p><separator></separator><p>To read the entire article, click <a href="… is Dean and Foundation Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law. His scholarship focuses on the intersection of international law, conflict of laws, cyberspace law and the cultural analysis of law.</p><separator></separator><p>Staci McCabe, <a href=""></a><br />(480) 965-8702<br />Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law</p>