Hazel Hall Dedicated
Posted: November 7, 2005 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am
John T. (“Til”) Hazel, Jr. spoke on Sunday when the Law School building at the Arlington Campus was officially named John T. Hazel, Jr. Hall in his honor. Hazel, a prominent attorney and real estate developer, led the effort to help Mason acquire a law school in 1979. A longtime university supporter and visionary advocate for Northern Virginia, Hazel served as a member of Mason’s advisory board in 1963 and was active in the formation of the George Mason University Foundation in 1966. He was appointed a member of the university’s first Board of Visitors (BOV), serving from 1972 to 1983. He served as the BOV’s rector from 1976 to 1978 and from 1982 to 1983. He also served on the Board of Trustees of the George Mason University Foundation for 32 years, including six as chair. He currently serves as a trustee emeritus.
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