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William S. Potter Professorship


The William S. Potter Professorship in Law was funded by Mr. Potter's family, friends, and colleagues. A leading corporate attorney and partner in the Delaware firm of Potter Anderson & Corroon, Mr. Potter (Law '27) served on the Board of Visitors from 1967 until 1979. He was president of the Law School Alumni Association, chair of its National Appeals Committee, and a trustee of the Law School Foundation. He was state chair of the Democratic Party and a member of the Democratic National Committee. Mr. Potter died in 1981 and was a Seven Society member.

Kim A. Forde-Mazrui 2013-present

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