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Chairs and Faculty

 

 Jerry E. Baker Professor of Music

School:   Potter College of Arts & Letters
Area:      String Development and Orchestral Conducting
Type:      Permanent/Non-Visiting
Holder:   William Scott, Ph.D.
  

BB&T Visiting Professorship

School:  Gordon Ford College of Business
Area:      Leadership Ethics and Values
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Vacant
 

Boyd-Lubker Visiting Scholars Program

School:  College of Education and Behavioral  Sciences
Area:  
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Dr. Richard J. Harknett (2011)
 

Wendell Cherry Visiting Professorship in Business Leadership and Ethics 

School:  Gordon Ford College of Business
Area:      Business Ethics 
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Vacant
 

Commonwealth Health Corporation/CenterCare Health Benefit Programs Visiting Professorship 

School:  College of Health and Human Services
Area:      Nursing
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Vacant
   

Mattie Newman Ford Professor of Entrepreneurship

School:  Gordon Ford College of Business
Area:      Entrepreneurship
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   R. Wilburn Clouse, Ph.D.
 

Frockt Family Professorship in Civil War History

School:  Potter College of Arts & Letters
Area:      Civil War
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Glenn W. LaFantasie, Ph.D.
 

Gifted Studies Professorship 

School:  College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Area:      Gifted Studies
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Julia Roberts, Ph.D.
 

Greulich Endowed Chair in Energy Systems

School:  Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Area:      Engineering
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Michael McIntyre
 

Kenneth E. and Irene S. Hall Professorship in Civil Engineering

School:  Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Area:      Construction Engineering and Management
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Warren Campbell
 

Knicely Professorship in Leadership Studies

School/Dept:  Center for Leadership Excellence
Area:      Leadership Studies and Development 
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Vacant
 

James L. "Bud" Layne Professor of Mechanical Engineering

School:  Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Area:      Mechanical Engineering
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   H. Joel Lenoir, P.E.
 

William C. McCormack Professorship

School:  Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Area:      Astronomy and Physics
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Charles H. McGruder III, Ph.D.
 

Mary R. Nixon Professor of Accounting

School:  Gordon Ford College of Business
Area:      Accounting
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Yining Chen, Ph.D. 
 

Leon Page Professorship in Banking and Financial Planning

School:  Gordon Ford College of Business
Area:      Finance
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Kam C. "Johnny" Chan, Ph.D., CFA
 

James D. Scott Professorship in Civil Engineering

School:  Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Area:      Construction Engineering
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Matthew A. Dettman, P.E.
 

Walter N. Scott Professorship in Physiology

School:  Ogden College of Science and Engineering
Area:      Physiology
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Dr. Petra Borchers Collyer (2012)
 

Zuheir & Susan Sofia Visiting Professorship in International Studies

School/Dept:  International Programs
Area:      International Programs
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Vacant
 

J. Clifford Todd Professorship in Longevity and Healthful Living

School:  College of Health and Human Services
Area:      Student Affairs
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Todd Misener
 

Margaret & Cal Turner Professorship in Journalism 

School:  Potter College of Arts & Letters
Area:      Print Journalism 
Type:      Permanent / Non-Visiting
Holder:   Kerry Northrup
 

Catherine C. Ward Visiting Professorship for Women's Studies

School/Dept:  Women's Studies Program
Area:      Women's Studies
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Allan G. Johnson / Bernice Johnson Reagon
 

Hays Watkins Visiting CEO Professor 

School:  Gordon Ford College of Business
Area:      Business Management
Type:      Visiting
Holder:   Mary & Ted Nixon (March 2012)
 

Wedge Visiting Professorship in Teacher Education 

School:  College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Area:      Education
Type:      Visiting
Holder:  Jonathan A. Plucker (2011)

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 Last Modified 9/25/14