USD School of Law Alumnus Jack McGrory '81 (JD) Appointed to Oversee the California State University System

Jack McGrory

SaN Diego (March 9, 2018) – University of San Diego (USD) School of Law Jack McGrory, ’81 (JD), was appointed Monday by Governor Jerry Brown to the board of trustees overseeing the 23-campus California State University system. 

Pending state senate approval, McGrory, 68, will join a 25-member board that meets six times a year to adopt rules, regulations and policies for the system, which includes campuses in San Diego and San Marcos.

McGrory was city manager from 1991 to 1997. Since then, he has been an executive for Price Enterprises, the San Diego Padres, the Price Group and La Jolla MJ Management. He lives in La Jolla. McGrory is also a member of USD School of Law’s Board of Visitors.

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About the University of San Diego School of Law

The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law is recognized for the excellence of its faculty, depth of its curriculum, and strength of its clinical programs. Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world. The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates. The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 35th nationally and 6th on the West Coast among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 20th nationally and 4th on the West Coast in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.


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