Wolff is currently a professor at SLU’s law school and was selected after an extensive search.
Interim Dean Tom Keefe says he was too outspoken for the job.
The action is unprecedented.
“Law students can now take classes in real estate and get experience working with legal services in the landlord tenant area,” said Dean Larry Dessem.
University President Lawrence Biondi, S.J. says the move will “strengthen our ability to educate the next generation”.
University of Missouri in Columbia has received 17% fewer applications this year.