Strickland Named Cumberland School of Law’s Next Dean
Henry C. Strickland III has been named dean of Samford University's Cumberland School of Law, effective July 1, 2014. He succeeds John L. Carroll Jr., who is retiring after 13 years.
The announcement was made Dec. 13 and follows a national search.
Strickland currently is professor of law and teaches courses in alternate dispute resolution, arbitration, civil procedure, constitutional law and conflict of laws. He previously served as associate dean for academic affairs from 2001-11. He joined the Cumberland faculty in 1988 after practicing with a Charlotte, N.C., firm for three years. He also served two years as a law clerk for the U.S. District Judge Virgil Pittman in the Southern District of Alabama.