Monday Morning Message 11.22.21 Thankful

Posted 2021-11-22 9:58am

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you….” Ralph Waldo Emerson

As Thanksgiving approaches, 

I’m thankful for the exceptional perseverance, resilience, and adaptability of our law students, faculty, staff, alumni, and friends this past year.

I’m thankful for our talented faculty, students, and staff who come together every day to teach and learn in ways that are collaborative and spirited.

I’m thankful for our law’s school’s daily focus on our mission: To Learn Law and Live Justice.

I’m thankful for our law school’s dedication to our vision: To be the leading student-centered public law school committed to both excellence and opportunity, with an ethos of social justice and a national voice.

I’m thankful for our law school’s promise to our alumni: To be your law school for life.

I’m thankful for a place where we welcome diverse viewpoints but where we share common values. 

I’m thankful for our law school’s commitment to graduate students who are not only successful professionals, but also leaders, change makers, and guardians of justice.

I’m thankful for our former faculty, staff, and deans and our loyal alumni for building an iconic law school that is an enduring, essential piece of the fabric of our city, region, and state.

I’m thankful for the honor to serve as Dean of CSU C|M|LAW.

Wishing you and your loved ones a happy, safe, healthy Thanksgiving.

Stay safe. Stay healthy. Stay Committed to Living Justice.

Have a great day. Have a great week.

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My best,


Lee Fisher

Dean, Cleveland-Marshall College of Law | Cleveland State University
Joseph C. Hostetler-BakerHostetler Chair in Law


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