“While I am excited and honored by this new professional opportunity, I can’t possibly convey in words my full admiration and gratitude to you, my friends and colleagues,” Dean Garry Jenkins wrote in a message to the University of Minnesota Law School community Wednesday. “I am thankful for the brilliant and dedicated law school leadership team (past and present) I’ve had the honor to work alongside, and I appreciate the culture we’ve all supported, built together, and nurtured.”