Latonia Haney Keith will be joining the College of Idaho as vice president of high impact practices. In this role, Haney Keith will be responsible for creating and implementing an innovative new program that blurs the lines between college and careers. This will require programmatically and systematically aligning the many high-impact practices to better prepare them for life beyond college. It will also require building a robust student work program both on and off campus that gives students an opportunity to reduce the cost of education while also giving them real-world work experience.
Haney Keith comes to the college from Concordia University School of Law, where she served most recently as interim dean and associate dean of academics. She originally joined the faculty of Concordia Law as the director of clinical education in 2015. Prior to joining Concordia Law, she spent seven years in Chicago as firm-wide pro bono counsel in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP.
Haney Keith had recently been named to the college’s Board of Trustees but will step off the board to assume her new duties as a member of the administration.
Haney Keith graduated cum laude from Harvard Law School, where she was a research assistant to Professor Laurence H. Tribe and Professor Charles Ogletree. She was also an editor of and symposium co-chair for the Harvard Law Review. After graduation, Haney Keith clerked for the Honorable Judith Ann Wilson Rogers on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.