Supreme Court of Missouri seeks faculty applicants for volunteer judicial fellowship

2 July 2010

Supreme Court of Missouri seeks faculty applicants for volunteer judicial fellowship

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Supreme Court of Missouri is seeking tenured, public-service oriented college or university faculty applicants for a volunteer fellowship program designed to help promote the administration of justice by enhancing the efficiency, effectiveness and integrity of the state judicial process and enhancing public understanding of that process. The fellowship, scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year, may last one or two semesters to coincide with the sabbatical from the fellow’s college or university.

This fellowship program fosters the relationship between the state’s judiciary and higher education institutions and provides an integrated professional development opportunity for Missouri tenured faculty in a variety of fields, including law, business, economics, social sciences, information systems, communications, education, liberal arts and the humanities. Fellows will act in conjunction with the Coordinating Commission for Judicial Education.

“This support of faculty dedicated to serving the citizens of Missouri is especially important to the state’s courts during this current fiscal climate,” Supreme Court Judge Patricia A. Breckenridge said. “As less funding is available for the state to address the ever-changing needs of its court system, the willingness of outstanding faculty to lend their expertise is especially valuable.”

Application materials must be submitted online or postmarked no later than July 31, 2010. Appointments are expected to be made by Aug. 15, 2010.


Contact: Beth S. Riggert
Communications Counsel
Supreme Court of Missouri
(573) 751-3676