LANSING, MI—John Brennan, son of Western Michigan University Cooley Law School’s founder, Thomas E. Brennan, and Ingham County Chief Circuit Court Judge Richard Garcia welcomed the new class of law students at WMU-Cooley’s Lansing campus on Aug. 24.
The class is not only named for the law school’s founder, Thomas E. Brennan, but it is also the first class under WMU-Cooley’s new president, James McGrath. During the orientation program, John Brennan spoke to the students about their class’s memorable namesake: Thomas E. Brennan. Following John Brennan’s remarks, Judge Garcia administered the WMU-Cooley honor code oath. All entering students, faculty and staff take the oath.