New York, NY — Patricia E. Salkin, dean of Touro’s Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center was named Provost for the Graduate and Professional Division at Touro College, Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish announced today. Salkin is a nationally renowned scholar, educator and expert in land use law and government ethics. An accomplished administrator, she has held numerous leadership appointments within the American Bar Association, the American Association of Law Schools and the American Law Institute. Salkin also serves as co-chair of the New York State Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Legal Education. She will step down as Dean of the Touro Law Center on July 31, 2016 and a search for a new law school dean will commence immediately.