Richard Bierschbach has been selected to serve as the next dean of the Wayne State University Law School, ending a seven-month national search to replace former dean Jocelyn Benson. He will begin at Wayne State on Aug. 17, 2017. Read more... 

For thousands of Wayne State alumni, faculty and staff, the countdown has begun leading to the university’s sesquicentennial, marking 150 years of growth and commitment to higher education, research and the Detroit community. In May 1868, Wayne State University was officially founded as the Detroit Medical College.