Oakes Classroom Named for Stephanie Willbanks
August 24, 2010
VLS has renamed Oakes Hall Room 012 as the "Stephanie Willbanks Classroom" in honor of Professor Willbanks for her years of service and contributions as a vice dean and faculty member. Willbanks, who is an expert in federal transfer taxation as well as wills and trusts, joined the VLS faculty in 1981. In 1986, she became the first female faculty member to receive tenure at Vermont Law School. She served as associate dean for Academic Affairs from 1989 to 1994 and from 1997 to 2002, and as vice dean for Academic Affairs from 2005 to 2009.