After a nationwide search, the University Counsel Search Committee has announced the selection of three finalists for the position of University Counsel. The finalists include: Thomas Dorer, Elsa Cole and Judith Leonard.

Each will speak at an open forum where members of the UNM community will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback to the search committee.

The schedule for the open forums is as follows:

  • Thomas Dorer — Monday, March 25, 2:45 p.m., Student Union Building Spirit Room

  • Elsa Cole — Tuesday, March 26, 2:45 p.m., Student Union Building Lobo A



The Search Committee consists of campus-wide representation and is chaired by Barbara Bergman, interim dean of the Law School. These finalists were selected from a large pool of candidates for the position, which included many well-qualified individuals.

** Media Note - Judith Leonard withdrew her name from consideration.