Ricardo M. Villarosa
Office: Room 1255
Telephone: (313) 577-3951
J.D., Wayne State University Law School
M.B.A., Wayne State University
B.S., Wayne State University
Ricardo M. Villarosa, í97, was recently elected to serve as a member of the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Board of Trustees. He has been an appointed member of the LSAC Diversity Committee since 2005. He was a member of the Academic Assistance Initiative Review Work Group and served on the 2007 LSAC Academic Assistance Training Workshop Planning Work Group. More recently, he chaired the planning committees for the LSAC Academic Assistance Training Workshops for ASP Newcomers (2008) and for Bar Support Programs (2008). He is currently chair of the 2009 Pipeline Models Conference Planning Committee.
Villarosa joined Wayne Law in 2001 as director of Supportive Services. In 2004 he developed the Wayne Law Deanís Scholars scholarship program to recruit highly credentialed candidates, and in 2006 he was named to his current position. His responsibilities include ongoing analysis and refinement of the Deanís Scholars program and developing educational outreach initiatives targeted at K-12 and early college students.
Villarosa is a past president of the Michigan Asian Pacific American Bar Association and the advisor for Wayne Lawís Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. He has been involved in collaborative efforts with the American Bar Associationís Presidential Advisory Council on Diversity in the Profession and the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Barís Diversity Committee. Villarosa has also served as a trustee of the Detroit Metropolitan Bar Foundation and as a member of the foundationís Pipeline Committee since 2008.
Villarosa, who also currently serves as an adjunct faculty member at Central Michigan Universityís College of Extended Learning, earned a B.S. in corporate finance, an M.B.A. in entrepreneurship and a J.D. from Wayne State University.