Title: Vice President and General Counsel Brown University
Beverly Ledbetter serves as vice president and general counsel for Brown University. She is a member of the 1979 class of the Institute for Educational Management. Prior to becoming general counsel at Brown University, she was legal counsel at the University of Oklahoma and adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Law and the Center for Higher Education, College of Education. Ledbetter has taught law and higher education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has been on the faculty of the Higher Education Resource Services Programs at Wellesley and Bryn Mawr, the Western Association of College and University Business Officers Business Management Institute, and the College Business Management Institute at the University of Kentucky. She also serves on the International Advisory Board at the Center for Excellence in Higher Education Law and Policy at the Stetson University College of Law.
Ledbetter received a bachelor’s degree from Howard University and a J.D. from the University of Colorado. She has also served as an associate judge at the Providence, R.I. Housing Court. A past president of the National Association of College & University Attorneys, former counsel to the Educational Advancement Foundation, past-secretary of the Board of Directors of the National Association of College and University Business Officers, Ledbetter is a member of the Board of Fellows of the Rhode Island Bar Foundation and a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation. She has an honorary degree from Roger Williams Law School and was most recently honored by the University of Colorado Law School with their Order of the Coif.