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Former Iowa chief justice named head of public policy institute at Drake University

Marsha Ternus, LW'77
Marsha Ternus, former chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, has accepted an appointment as director of the Tom Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement at Drake University.

Ternus, who graduated with honors from Drake Law School in 1977, was appointed to the Iowa Supreme Court in 1993 by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad and served on the court until December 31, 2010. She will take the reins of the Harkin Institute, a nonpartisan center designed to serve as a hub for public policy research and programming, on August 19.

Date Posted: 8/2/2013
Last Modified: 8/2/2013 8:40:00 AM by Ann Van Hemert