Tenley Campus Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Feature Justice Ginsburg

Ceremony to take place Feb. 12, 2016


July 7, 2015 – American University Washington College of Law is thrilled to announce that U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will participate in the historic ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the law school’s new Tenley Campus, Feb. 12, 2016. 


Dean Claudio Grossman with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
at the John Sherman Myers Society 28th Annual Dinner
at the Supreme Court in 2012


“We are deeply honored that Justice Ginsburg has made herself available to celebrate the opening of our new campus,” said Dean Claudio Grossman. “As the first law school in the country founded by women, WCL could not be more enthusiastic about Justice Ginsburg joining us for this memorable occasion. Our entire community is looking forward to this day, this spectacular new campus, and all the opportunities it will provide.”

The ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, and additional events are being planned for alumni and friends as part of the Celebration Weekend. Students are set to start classes at the Tenley Campus – an 8 ½-acre space one block from the AU-Tenleytown Metro station – for the Spring Semester, Jan. 11, 2016. 

For more information, visit Tenley.wcl.american.edu