Two IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law faculty members were honored at the Student Bar Association Awards Ceremony on April 27. Adrian Walters, Ralph L. Brill professor of law was named SBA Professor of the Year, and Marsha Ross-Jackson, assistant dean for student professional development, was named SBA Adjunct Professor of the Year.
Read the nomination text for both awards below:
“Walters is a brilliant man who cares deeply about not only the success of his students but also actually getting to know them. He has made an effort to memorize all of our names before our very first class with him. Walters also regularly updates his blog about any type of Contracts or legal issue he is interested in at the moment and encouraged his students to read it when it pertained to their learning. He facilitated the learning process inside and outside of the classroom and kept Contracts as fun and interesting as it could possibly get.”
“Ross-Jackson has been instrumental in increasing diversity and inclusion at IIT Chicago-Kent. Ross-Jackson is the frontrunner for Chicago-Kent’s diversity week and other diverse events on campus. In addition, she serves as Director of the Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program and has been active in promoting IIT Chicago-Kent to underrepresented high school students through DiscoverLaw, a program designed to give high school students a taste of the law school experience. Ross-Jackson has been a tremendous role model, leader, and mentor at IIT Chicago-Kent.”