In 1982, Richard Badger allows the highest student bidder to throw a pie in his face at a Law School event. (Photos courtesy University of Chicago Law School)

Badger’s influence

The Law School’s former dean of admission has made a lasting mark over four decades.

Years Richard Badger, JD’68, the Law School’s assistant dean for graduate programs, has worked at the Law School:
40

Years Badger spent as dean of Law School admissions:
28

Percentage of living Law alumni admitted during his tenure:
50

Student organizations when Badger began working for the Law School:
1

Student organizations today:
60

Jobs Badger once held simultaneously (career adviser, admissions officer, dean of students, registrar) that now have their own departments:
4