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David C. Crago

University Provost, Vice-President of Academic Affairs and Professor of Law
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Dean Crago has been on the law faculty of ONU since 1991. Prior to joining the faculty, he was a partner with the firm of Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue in Columbus, Ohio, where he specialized in business and commercial litigation. He is a member of the ABA Litigation Section and the Ohio State Bar Association Litigation Section. Dean Crago also chairs the Ohio State Bar Association's Commission on Judicial Campaign Advertising and Monitoring Committee.

He was awarded the 2007 Legal Educator Award by the Ohio State Bar Association for his contribution to the OSBA, the lawyers of Ohio, and the public for his leadership on the OSBA Judicial Campaign Advertising and Monitoring Committee.

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Dean 2001 - 2012

J.D., University of Michigan
A.B., Duke University
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Business and Commercial Law 

Faculty Activities

The Consistent Creator: A Review of Lance Banning's The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic, 23 Ohio N.U. L. Rev 969 (1997).

Fiduciary Duties and Reasonable Expectations: Cash-Out Mergers in Close Corporations, 49 Ok. L. Rev. 1 (1996).

Cooperative Dissent: Dissenting Shareholder Rights in Agricultural Cooperatives, 27 Ind. L. Rev. 495 (1994).

Local Church Organization and Affiliated Ministries, in Late 90s Legal Planning for the Local Church, at Ohio Northern University, November 14, 1997.