|Covey T. Oliver, Diplomat
and Penn Law Professor
BY AMARA ROCKAR
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Covey T. Oliver, former acting dean of Penn Law and professor
of International Law, died last February. A former ambassador
to Colombia, he dedicated his life to the improvement of
inter-American affairs, serving as a key organizer of the Alliance
for Progress in President Kennedy's administration.
Prof. Oliver first joined the Penn Law faculty in 1956. After
leaving for a series of diplomatic and governmental positions, he
returned to Penn in 1969.