will become the 19th president of Columbia University in June 2002.
He comes to Columbia from the University of Michigan, where he was
president for six years. A legal scholar whose primary interests
are free speech and the First Amendment, Bollinger has also served
as Dean of Michigan Law School and Provost of Dartmouth College.
Bollinger is a graduate of the University of Oregon and the Columbia
Law School, where he was an articles editor of the Law Review. After
serving as law clerk for Judge Wilfred Feinberg on the United States
Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and for Chief Justice Warren
Burger on the United States Supreme Court, he joined the faculty
of the University of Michigan Law School in 1973. In 1987, he was
named the Dean of the Michigan Law School, a position he held for