Lee C Bollinger
Bollinger, Lee C.
BOLLINGER, Lee C.
BOLLINGER, Lee C. American, b. 1946. Genres: Law, Social commentary, Civil liberties/Human rights. Career: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, law clerk, 1971-72; U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, DC, law clerk to chief justice Warren E. Burger, 1972-73; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, assistant professor, 1973-76, associate professor, 1976-78, professor of law, 1979-, dean of Law School, 1987-94, president, 1997; Dartmouth College, provost, 1994-96. Davis-Markert-Nickerson Lecturer, 1992. Cambridge University, visiting associate of Clare Hall, 1983. College of William and Mary, George Wythe Lecturer, 1984; Capital University, John E. Sullivan Lecturer, 1988; Columbia University, Rubin Lecturer, 1989; Southern Methodist University, Atwell Lecturer in Constitutional Law, 1992. Publications: (with J. Jackson) Contract Law in Modern Society, 2nd ed., 1980; The Tolerant Society: Freedom of Speech and Extremist Speech in America, 1986; Images of a Free Press, 1991. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to law journals. Address: President's Office, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1340, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]
Bollinger, Lee C.
Lee C. Bollinger, 1947–, American educator, b. Santa Rosa, Calif., grad. Univ. of Oregon (B.A.), Columbia (M.A.; LL.B.). He joined the faculty of the Univ. of Michigan Law School in 1973 and later served as its dean (1987–1994). He was provost and taught at Princeton before being named president of the Univ. of Michigan in 1996. At Michigan, he was a strong supporter of the university's pro-affirmative-action policies. Under his direction, Michigan raised nearly $1 billion, introduced a major life sciences initiative, and integrated science and technology into the liberal arts curriculum. In 2002, Bollinger succeeded George Rupp as president of Columbia Univ. Bollinger is a legal scholar with an abiding interest in free speech and First Amendment issues; his books include The Tolerant Society: Freedom of Speech and Extremist Speech in America (1986) and Images of a Free Press (1991).
lee / lē/ • n. shelter from wind or weather given by a neighboring object, esp. nearby land: we pitch our tents in the lee of a rock. ∎ (also lee side) the sheltered side; the side away from the wind: ducks were taking shelter on the lee of the island. Contrasted with weather.
Hence leeward (on) the side turned away from the wind. XVI.