April 16, 2009
Oregon Law Names Nicole Commissiong ’01 Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Oregon Law is pleased to announce that it has named Nicole Commissiong as the new assistant dean for student affairs. She will begin her new duties at the law school in May.
Commissiong is a “Double Duck,” having received her undergraduate degree cum laude in 1997 from the University of Oregon, and her law degree in 2001 from Oregon Law. In addition to an outstanding academic career, Commissiong was a standout member of the UO Track and Field team, specializing in the 400 and 800 meters.
Following graduation from law school, Commissiong clerked for Lane County Circuit Judge Gregory Foote, and worked for Bullivant Houser Bailey P.C. in Portland before returning to Eugene to work for Harrang Long Gary Rudnick P.C.
In her position as assistant dean, Commissiong will have primary responsibility for student academic and personal advising, including crisis management. She will provide leadership and direct services in the area of student affairs, and will play a key role in interpreting and implementing faculty and university legislation regarding students.