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Lori Austin

Registrar

Lori Austin

Office: Room 138
Phone: (618)-453-8766
e-mail: laustin@siu.edu

The Registrar evaluates, develops, coordinates and implements policy within the School of Law, and more broadly, within the University, regarding all facets relating to academic counseling and records administration for students and alumni of the School of Law. The Registrar is in charge of the technological ...read full profile >>

Akami Eayrs

Director of Admissions

Akami Y Eayrs

Office: Room 104
Phone: (618)-453-8858
e-mail: akami.eayrs@siu.edu

The Director of Admissions and Financial Aid is responsible for the recruitment, admission, and matriculation of all Juris Doctor (JD) students to the School of Law. The Director oversees the coordination and implementation of the School of Law admissions process, annual recruitment events and outreach programs, ...read full profile >>

Director of External Relations

Director of External Relations

Office: Room 104B
Phone: (618)-453-
e-mail: @siu.edu

The position of Director of Law School External Relations reports to the Dean as a member of the law school’s senior leadership team, and is the senior administrative officer for the School of Law communications programs. The Director is responsible for strategic oversight and ...read full profile >>

Judi Ray

Assistant Dean for Administration

Judi Ray

Office: Room 135
Phone: (618)-453-8135
e-mail: judiray@siu.edu

As Assistant Dean of Administration, Judi works closely with the Dean on managing the resources of the law school.   Her areas of responsibility include the law school budget, the Lesar Law Building and Information Technology.   As the Assistant Dean for Student Services, Judi is ...read full profile >>

Michael Ruiz

Assistant Dean for Career Services, Coordinator of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs

Michael Ruiz

Office: Room 212A
Phone: (618)-453-8763
e-mail: mikeruiz@siu.edu

Michael is responsible for career, alumni, and promotional services for the School of Law. Past assignments include the LL.M, MLS, and conditional admit JD degree programs, diversity and inclusion initiatives, the pro bono requirement, school-wide surveys, and other special projects assigned by the Dean. Michael ...read full profile >>