Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Excellent Work By Alumni Assoc.

May 16, 2007

Dean Bernard Dobranski
Ave Maria School of Law
3475 Plymouth Rd.
Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Dear Dean Dobranski:

We write to give you a summary of our discussions in the April and May Alumni Association Board of Directors conference calls concerning the recent publication of the 2007 law-school rankings in the U.S. News and World Report. Though your proxy, Dave Kelley, was present for both meetings, we feel that this topic is important enough to require special correspondence directly to you.

As you are aware, Ave Maria School of Law placed somewhere in the fourth tier in the school’s second year of eligibility for the rankings. While the members of the Alumni Board are disappointed with this ranking, an analysis of Ave Maria’s individual scores in comparison with other ranked law schools provides reason to believe that Ave Maria is on the cusp of an imminently attainable third-tier ranking. We base our conclusion on the following statistics. . .

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