MSU College of Law



March 13, 2008


MSU Law Professor Appointed to Alma Mater’s Honors College Advisory Board

East Lansing, MI – Michigan State University College of Law Professor Lumen N. Mulligan has been appointed to the Honors Advisory Board at the University of Kansas (KU). In this role, Professor Mulligan will serve as a mentor, speaker, and leader of the Honors Program.

The Honors Program, which Professor Mulligan was a member of while attending KU, offers special classes and programs to top students at the University. The board will support and assist the programs and developments of the program, as well as serving as a sounding board for new ideas, and providing support in implementing the program’s latest endeavors.

Professor Mulligan says he is honored to serve on the board. “Giving back to the Honors Program that challenged me while at KU and served as a starting point for my career is something I am honored and thrilled to take part in,” Professor Mulligan says. “I look forward to providing any guidance and assistance to my alma mater and those talented students in the program.”

Professor Mulligan’s research interests include ethical nonprofit governance, questions of subject matter jurisdiction and federal courts. At MSU Law, he teaches Contracts, Federal Courts, Nonprofit Law, and several seminar courses. He graduated with honors from the University of Kansas, where he was a member of the University’s Honors Program.

MSU College of Law was in founded in 1891 and is a private institution of higher learning devoted exclusively to professional education in law. The Law College is one of only a few private law schools to be affiliated with a research university, enabling it to provide a comprehensive interdisciplinary legal education program. Classes offered in its state-of-the-art facilities provide students the benefits of a Big Ten campus while maintaining the small school culture. The Law College is one of the oldest continuously operating independent law colleges in the nation. For more information about the Law College, visit


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