Boettcher: 50 years of excellence
Photo: Dean Bahman Mirshab and Jaques Boettcher
Boettcher ’51, ’72, associate professor of Business,
will enter his 50th year of teaching in 2004. A recognition ceremony
was held at the beginning of the school year to commemorate Boettcher’s
commitment to the University and the College.
Says Dean Bahman Mirshab, “Jack has always been there when
we needed him; his loyalty is demonstrated by his 50 years of service.
He always pursues excellence and expects the same from his students.
I am proud to say he has always been a mentor to me. His wealth
of experience is an immense help. We hope he will be here for many
years to come.”
Boettcher teaches law and real estate finance. His area of expertise
is foreign trade law, specifically the comparative law of the Pacific
Rim countries, especially China and Japan. He is also concerned
with the legal and financial perils for American companies investing
in emerging third world areas.
A practicing attorney and member of the State Bar of Michigan,
Boettcher earned his Ph.B., M.A. and J.D. from the University of