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Hamline, William Mitchell law schools to merge

Feb 12, 2015 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)
Board and Executive Moves

After four straight years of steep enrollment declines, St. Paul's two law schools have agreed to become one.

The William Mitchell College of Law and Hamline University School of Law on Friday announced an agreement on a long-rumored merger -- the Mitchell-Hamline School of Law.

The law school will exist primarily on the Mitchell campus, but some classes will be held at Hamline.

"It's a bold move, for sure, and probably long overdue," said Richard Kyle, president of the Minneso...