Geraldine Muir, J.D.

Part-Time Instructor

Geraldine “Gerry” Muir serves as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs at Boston University School of Law. Prior to joining the University administration, Dean Muir served as a Higher Education Associate at Cooley LLP in Washington, D.C., advising institutional clients on matters of federal financial aid compliance, accreditation standards and state licensure. Dean Muir started her career as an advocate for academically-gifted students of color through A Better Chance Foundation, and then transitioned into higher education administration.

Dean Muir served in residence life, student conduct, student activities, multicultural affairs, and orientation positions, and holds a M.S. degree in College Student Personnel Administration from Canisius College. She also holds a B.A. degree from Syracuse University, where she studied Television, Radio, Film Production and Sociology, and a J.D. degree from Georgetown University. Dean Muir has been recognized for outstanding service to her communities through the Dean’s Certificate from Georgetown University; the King, Heschel and Hamer Spirituality and Social Justice Award from Drew University; the National Leader of Leaders Award from Campus Outreach Opportunity League ; The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Excellence from Canisius College; and, the District of Columbia Courts’ Capital Pro Bono Honor Role. She continues to advocate for students and focuses her work on addressing issues related to legal education.

Juris Doctor, Georgetown University Law Center
Master of Science, magna cum laude, Canisius College
Bachelor of Arts, Syracuse University

SED AP775 Legal Issues in Higher Education

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