Na’Tasha Webb-Prather appointed assistant dean for student affairs at UC Law

New assistant dean for student affairs, community engagement, and equity brings legal and teaching experience to program.

Na’Tasha Webb-Prather has been appointed assistant dean for student affairs, Community Engagement, and Equity at the University of Cincinnati College of Law. In this role, she will focus on engaging, building and strengthening the law school’s community.   

“Assistant Dean Webb-Prather brings substantial experience addressing discrimination in higher education, commitment to student success, and skill in collaborating with diverse groups to the College of Law,” said Dean Verna Williams, Nippert Professor of Law. “. I am confident that she will be a true asset to the law school community and beyond.  ”

An equity and compliance administrator who previously worked at the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, Webb-Prather will oversee the law school’s student affairs program and will be responsible for facilitating student access to academic, co-curricular and social activities at the university.   

Na'Tasha Webb-Prather, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Na'Tasha Webb-Prather, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at UC Law

Working closely with current students, faculty and staff, Webb-Prather will lead the College of Law’s  equity and inclusion efforts

“I am excited to begin this new chapter in my career with the UC Law community. For as long as I can remember I’ve been passionate about helping students succeed, and I am thrilled to have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of students here in my home state of Ohio,” said Na’Tasha Webb-Prather. “I look forward to partnering with members of UC Law and the wider Cincinnati community to ensure that students have an environment and tools necessary to be the best people and attorneys possible.”

I am thrilled to have the opportunity to positively impact the lives of students.

Na'Tasha Webb-Prather

At the University System of Georgia, Office of Legal Affairs, Webb-Prather held several roles. She served as Legal Counsel, providing advice and guidance to the Board of Regents, the University System administration, and the System’s 26 institutions on an array of legal issues, particularly those related to Title IX and student affairs matters. Additionally, she served as System Director for Equity & Investigations, overseeing Title IX compliance for the University System, including prevention efforts, sexual misconduct investigations, and student disciplinary proceedings.

Earlier in her career, Webb-Prather was the Title IX/EEO Investigator for the University of Tennessee, Office of Equity & Diversity. In this capacity,  she trained faculty and staff on mandatory reporting obligations, as well as requirements under Title IX, the Americans with Disability Act, and university policy. Webb-Prather also was a special education teacher, teaching science and social studies to eighth grade students with disabilities.

After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and African-American studies from Syracuse University, Webb-Prather earned her juris doctor degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. Webb-Prather is active in local community service organizations such as Jumpstart Atlanta Young Professionals, is a certified mediator, and has presented for Teach for America and the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association.

About Cincinnati Law

Founded in 1833, the University of Cincinnati College of Law has the distinction of being the first law school west of the Alleghenies. From humble beginnings in 1833 in a room above Timothy Walker’s law offices to its home today in Clifton (OH), Cincinnati Law has been on the leading edge of legal education. Thousands of lawyers have graduated from the law school, and about one-third practice in the Greater Cincinnati community, working in all areas of the law. For more information about the College of Law, visit www.law.uc.edu

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