Temple Law Professor William “Chip” Carter has been named to the deanship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He will start July 1 and will be taking over for Mary Crossley, who has held the position since 2005 and will return to Pitt Law’s faculty. Professor Carter has served as a professor at Temple since 2007. His scholarly focus has been on constitutional law, civil rights, critical race theory and international human rights law. He also teaches litigation and civil procedure. Professor Carter graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1998 and joined Squire, Sanders & Dempsey in Washington as a litigation associate. He moved over to Ropes & Gray’s litigation department in 1999 and stayed there until 2001 when he went back to his alma mater to serve as an assistant and then associate professor at Case Western.