Temple University president, Richard Englert spoke highly of Mandel in a press release, saying “with Greg at the helm, the law school is poised to build on the momentum established by decades of faculty excellence and the visionary guidance of its former dean, Provost JoAnne Epps.”
Mandel has served as the school’s interim dean since July of 2016, replacing Epps who began her position as provost during the fall semester. Prior to being hired at Temple, in 2007, Mandel served as the associate dean for research and scholarship at Albany Law School.
“I look forward to working with President Englert and Provost Epps,” Mandel said. “I am honored to be a part of advancing both Temple Law’s commitment to being at the forefront of how law schools can contribute to society.”
Mandel is set to begin his tenure as dean on May 1, 2017.