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soh-007 transcript.pdf
In this interview, conducted by his cousin, Ted Duncan, Suffolk University founder Gleason L. Archer (1880-1966) discusses the founding of the university and his other professional endeavors. The interview covers the founding of Suffolk Law School in…

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Hayashi was the first student of Japanese heritage to graduate from Suffolk University Law School.

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Pictured: Professors Guy V. Slade, Thomas C. Eccles, Southworth, McCarthy, Smith, O'Connor, William B. Masterson, John Griffin

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Jeanne M. Hession (JD 1956) was the first woman elected Suffolk University Law School President (1955) and the first woman appointed to Suffolk University's Board of Trustees (1973), served as Vice-Chair from 1976-1996

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Nelson D. Simons (JD 1925) was the first Native American graduate of Suffolk University Law School. He was later elected chief of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame…

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame…

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. She served on the faculty…

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame of…

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. She served on the faculty…

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Catherine T. Judge (JD 1957, LLM 1960) served as the Suffolk University Law School Registrar from 1955-1967. In 1967, she became the Law School's first female full-time teacher and the first female full professor in 1974. Known as the "grande dame…

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Thomas Vreeland Jones (JD 1915) was one of the first African Americans to graduate from Suffolk University Law School. Jones was also a veteran of WWI. his family, friends and the Black American Law Students Association at Suffolk University Law…

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Pictured: Ann Picardi (center). Ann Picardi is the first woman elected as Suffokl University's student body president

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Jeanne M. Hession (JD 1956) was the first woman elected Suffolk University Law School President (1955) and the first woman appointed to Suffolk University's Board of Trustees (1973), served as Vice-Chair from 1976-1996

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Jeanne M. Hession (JD 1956) was the first woman elected Suffolk University Law School President (1955) and the first woman appointed to Suffolk University's Board of Trustees (1973), served as Vice-Chair from 1976-1996

DiversityTaskForce1995_plan.pdf
A campus-wide conference was convened in 1992 to respond to the problem. The purpose of the conference, entitled "Suffolk University: Rebuilding a Diverse Community," was to coordinate, strengthen and expand diversity-related efforts in a…

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Jeanne M. Hession (JD 1956) was the first woman elected Suffolk University Law School President (1955) and the first woman appointed to Suffolk University's Board of Trustees (1973), served as Vice-Chair from 1976-1996

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Caption reads: The first twins to register for the pre-legal course of Suffolk University, College of Liberal Arts, are Eleanor Frances and Frances Eleanor O'Brien. They are filing application blanks with Miss Carrolla A. Bryant, Registrar. The twins…
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