TU Hires Wellspring Professor

Tuesday, February 01, 2011


The TU College of Law is pleased to announce the hiring of Robert F. Weber as the Wellspring Professor in Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, and Business Law. Weber, who begins in Fall 2011, will teach Securities Regulation, Corporate Finance, and Secured Transactions. Weber will play a critical role in enhancing the College’s business law and commercial law offerings.

Since 2009, he has been a Westerfield Fellow at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, where he has taught Comparative Corporate Governance & Finance, Moot Court, and Legal Research & Writing. In 2005 Weber earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School, where he was Articles Editor of the Michigan Journal of International Law. Weber earned his bachelor’s degree in English and Romance Languages in 2001. As a Fulbright Scholar, he went to Rome in 2001-02 to study immigration trends in Italy. The Wellspring Initiative to hire new faculty was funded by the Chapman Trusts to broaden campus dialogue.

Scott Been