Henry M. Cantu

Assistant Dean for Admissions

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As Assistant Dean for Admissions, Henry directs the daily operations of the law school's admissions office, develops and implements student recruitment strategies, and works closely with the Faculty Admissions Committee by managing applicant and enrollment data.  He also coordinates recruitment travel schedules and assignments for the admissions team, represents the law school at national, regional and state recruitment forums, hosts on-campus recruitment and yield events, oversees the Harlan Scholars program, and monitors all scholarship awards for law school students.

Dean Cantu is a native of San Antonio,Texas and has nearly 25 years of experience in higher education administration. Prior to joining the Brandeis School of Law in February 2013, he held positions at Virginia Tech, the University of the Incarnate Word, the University of Texas at San Antonio, and Texas Tech University.  He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Welfare from Texas Tech University and a Master of Arts degree in Adult & Higher Education from the University of Texas at San Antonio.