Harvard Law School Dean Robert C. Clark announced today that Julie Englund has been appointed to the position of Dean for Administration. Englund will serve as the chief administrative and financial officer of the School responsible for managing administrative operations, including information technology, human resources, facilities management, financial services, faculty support services, administrative publications and web communications, special events, and the Program of Instruction for Lawyers.

“By recruiting Julie Englund for this important position, Harvard Law School has secured itself a tremendously accomplished professional who is extremely qualified to manage the administrative operations of the School,” said Dean Clark. “I join the entire Harvard Law School community in welcoming Julie to campus.”

Englund served as the Treasurer and Vice President for Finance and Administration at The Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. where she worked closely with the Board of Trustees, President, fellows and directors of the institution. Her other recent positions include Senior Vice President for Finance, Administration and Membership at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and Associate Vice President of Hood College. She also served in the U.S. Department of Education including as special assistant to the U.S. Commissioners of Education John Ottina and T.H. Bell.

Englund’s active roster of board memberships includes the American Association of University Women Foundation, the Financial Women’s Association, the President’s Advisory Council of Washington College, and the National Council and Investment Committee of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Additionally, Englund is the co-chair and founding member of the D.C. chapter of The Financial Women’s Association.