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Editor: Katharine Van Tassel
Concordia University School of Law

Thursday, December 8, 2005

Gene Basanta Named to Distinguished Professorship

GenebasantaBasanta named to distinguished professorship

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- W. Eugene Basanta, a nationally recognized expert in health law and policy at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will serve as the law school's inaugural Southern Illinois Healthcare Professor of Law.

Basanta is "a gifted colleague," law school Dean Peter C. Alexander said.

"He has a national reputation in health law and policy. He is a member of the faculty who contributes greatly to the day-to-day operations, as well as the long-term goals of the School of Law."

An investiture ceremony is set for 5 p.m., Dec. 19, in the law school's courtroom. The public is welcome, and reservations are due by Thursday, Dec. 15, to Linda Vineyard at 618/453-8761 or via email at


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