Alumni & Friends

Law Stars

Dean Emeritus Robert B. Yegge, JD'59 (Deceased)

Robert B. Yegge Excellence in Teaching Award - 1993

Bob Yegge was selected the first recipient of the Alumni Faculty Award for his outstanding contribution to the school’s educational mission during the 12 years he served as Dean of the College and the 30 years he has continued to serve the faculty. Yegge's research includes law and society, law firm administration and clinical education. He was a founder of the Law and Society Association, and has been a pioneer in the academic study of how lawyers work and how law firms can be organized effectively.