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Indiana Tech's new law school will be on Ft. Wayne campus

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Indiana Tech officials announced Tuesday that the school will build a 70,000-square-foot, $15 million facility on its main campus in Ft. Wayne to house its new law school.

Since announcing in May 2011 that it was creating a law school, Indiana Tech has looked at locations in downtown Fort Wayne and on campus. Having the law school on campus gives law students more opportunity to interact with the rest of the university and take advantage of on-campus services and facilities, said founding law school dean Peter Alexander.  

He also pointed out that the law school will be close to downtown, allowing students and faculty to foster working relationships with the local legal community.

The law school plans to officially open in the fall of 2013 with an initial class of 100 students. The university wants to differentiate itself from existing law schools by using collaborative and experiential learning and emphasizing practical experience.

Students at Indiana Tech will be able to take courses in the MBA program or other graduate programs that would count toward degree completion in the law school, Alexander said.

Indiana Tech is a private school that has 11 campus locations throughout Indiana and one in Louisville, Ky. Alexander, who was named dean in December 2011, said he expects to have a full-time assistant dean for admissions selected in March, at which time student recruitment efforts will begin. Tuition is projected to be nearly $28,500 in the first year.

Construction on the new law school is projected to be finished by July 2013. A rendering of the school is available on Indiana Tech’s website.
 

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