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RSI Celebrates Professor Katheryn Dutenhaver at Conflict Resolution Day

Mary Novak, October 21st, 2013

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Resolution Systems Institute presented our Harris H. Agnew Service to Community Award to Professor Katheryn Dutenhaver at ACR Chicago’s Conflict Resolution Day.

The award is presented to individuals whose cumulative activities have substantially and meaningfully furthered and enhanced court ADR systems in Illinois. For 2013, we honored Professor Dutenhaver with a plaque that reads as follows:

“Professor Dutenhaver is a pioneer in the ADR field. She began teaching mediation to law students in 1986 and by the next year, her students were mediating small claims cases – some of the first students in the nation to do so. The success of this program led Professor Dutenhaver to co-found the Center for Dispute Resolution at DePaul University. Other Chicago law schools have followed in her footsteps by offering such opportunities to students. (more…)