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Endowed Professorships

The Endowed Professorships Program was established by the Louisiana Board of Regents in 1990-91. The Endowed Professorship program is designed to broaden opportunities for faculty enhancement on diverse types of campuses.

Endowed Professorships help recruit superior new faculty and/or retain faculty whose research, teaching, and/or public service have uniquely contributed to the missions of their departments and institutions.  A major purpose of the Endowed Professorships program is to create stronger economic development ties between the private sector and higher education.

An Endowed Professorship is established by pairing a 60% private-sector gift with a 40% Board of Regents award through a permanent trust fund - the Louisiana Education Quality Support Fund. The minimum private investment required to establish an Endowed Professorship is $60,000.  This gift is then eligible to receive the Board of Regent’s $40,000 match, creating a $100,000 Endowed Professorship.

Endowed Professorships are flexible and intended to meet the needs of widely varying disciplines, campuses, and academic units in one or more of the following ways:

The endowed professorship is a distinction awarded by the university to a scholar or teacher in recognition of past and potential original contributions to the individual's academic discipline. In addition to the academic honor given to the individual, an endowed professorship provides funding for support of his or her teaching, research, and service responsibilities. Click the links below to view the endowed professors here at ULM.

Academic Affairs

Dr. John Sutherlin Mayme and Tom Scott Professorship in Teaching Excellence
Dr. John Sutherlin

 

Arts, Education, & Sciences 

Dr. Mary Adams Endowed Professorship in English
Dr. Mary Adams
Dr. Mike Beutner Entergy Professorship in Instructional Technology in Teacher Education
Dr. Mike Beutner
Dr. James Boldin Dr. William R. Hammond
Professorship in Liberal Arts
Dr. James Boldin
 Dr. John Carr Kitty Degree Professorship in Biology
Dr. John Carr
Dr. Lynn Clark Chase Professorship in Teacher Education
Dr. Lynn Clark
Dr. Amy Dagley Endowed Professorship in Education Administration
Dr. Amy Dagley
 Dr. Jana Giles L.M. McKneely Professorship in English Literature
Dr. Jana Giles 
 Dr. Ann Case Hanks Endowed Professorship in Geosciences
Dr. Anne Case Hanks
Ms. Susan Jennings  Mary Ellen Walker Professorship in
Early Childhood Education
Ms. Susan Jennings 
 Dr. Veronica Lewis Kitty DeGree Endowed
Professorship in Education
Dr. Veronica Lewis 
 Dr. Christopher Mapp Vernon McCory 1st Ammendment
Professorship in Mass Communication
Dr. Christopher Mapp 
Dr. Mel Mobley  Emy-Lou Biedenharn
Endowed Professorship in Music
Dr. Mel Mobley 
 Dr. Ava Pugh Bellsouth Endowed Professorship
in Science Education
Dr. Ava Pugh
Dr. Rebecca Stephenson  Tommy and Mary Barham
Endowed Professorship in English
Dr. Rebecca Stephenson 
Dr. Rick Stevens  The Upshaw Family Professorship
for the College of Arts, Education and
Sciences
Dr. Rick Stevens
Dr. Christine C. Strunk Capital One Professorship in 
Mathematics
Dr. Christine C. Strunk
 Dr. Kim Tolson Lillian L. and Fred A. Marx Endowed
Professorship in Biology
Dr. Kim Tolson
Not determined  A. Dale Magoun Professorship in
Mathematics
Not Determined 

Business & Social Sciences 

Dr. Elward Kendall Alford George L. "Chip" Luffey Professorship in Kinesiology
Dr. Elward Kendall Alford 
Dr. Laurie Babin Abell Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship
Dr. Laurie Babin
Dr. William Barnett Kitty DeGree Professorship in Computer Information Systems
Dr. William Barnett 
Dr. Christine Berry State Farm Professorship in Insurance 
Dr. Christine Berry
Dr. Katherine Boswell Michelle McEacharn Endowed Professorship in Accounting
Dr. Katherine Boswell
Dr. Hollis Bray Northeast Chapter Associated General Contractors of America Professorship "B"
Dr. Hollis Bray 
Dr. James Casey Mayme and Tom Scott Professorship in Agriculture
Dr. James Casey 
Dr. Lisa Colvin Lucy Shackelford Professorship in Kinesiology
Dr. Lisa Colvin 
Dr. Jose Cordova Kitty DeGree Professorship in Computer Sciences
Dr. José Cordova
Dr. Dorothy Davis John L. Luffey, Sr. Endowed Professorship in Accounting
Dr. Dorothy Davis 
Not determined Governor James A. Noe and Linda Noe Laine Professorship in Agriculture
Department Head, Agribusiness 
Not determined Clark Boyce Professorship in Construction
Director, School of Construction Management
Not determined Thurman Potts Professorship in Construction
Director, School of Construction Management
Dr. Bobby Ensminger Northeast Chapter Associated General Contractors of America Professorship "A"
Dr. Bobby Ensminger
Eugenie Goodwin Louisiana Real Estate Commission Endowed Professorship in Finance
Dr. Eugenie Goodwin
Dr. Thomas Hodge Hood/DeFatta Professorship in Accounting
Dr. Thomas Hodge
Dr. Donna Luse Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship
Dr. Donna Luse
Dr. David Manry Endowed Professorship in Electrical / Mechanical in School of Construction
Dr. David Manry
Dr. Wendel Ray Frances Davis Hammond Professorship in Education
Dr. Wendel Ray
Ms. Patti Roshto Beta Alpha Psi Professorship in Accounting
Ms. Patti Roshto
Dr. Lon Smith Clarke M. Williams, Jr. Professorship in Computer Sciences [Communicative Software Design]
Dr. Lon Smith
Dr. Joshua Stockley L.M. McKneely Professorship in Humanities
Dr. Joshua Stockley
Ms. Janis Weber Alumni Professorship in Accounting
Ms. Janis Weber
Dr. Paul Wiedemeier Entergy Endowed Professorship in Computer Information Systems
Dr. Paul Wiedemeier
Dr. Stan Williamson Bruce and Lizabeth Boulware Professorship in Management
Dr. Stan Williamson
 Not determined Beach Endowed Professorship in the School of Construction
Not Determined
Not determined  Dr. Henry Hu Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship
Not Determined
Match Pending  John and Rosemary Luffey Professional in Residence Endowed Professorship
Match Pending
 Not determined George T. Walker Professorship in Entrepreneurship
Not Determined
   

Health & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Dr. Kevin Baer Waste Management Professorship in Toxicology
Dr. Kevin Baer
Ms. Wendy Bailes Sister Jerome Crowley Professorship in Nursing
Ms. Wendy Bailes 
Ms. Debra Craighead ULM Endowed Professorship in Nursing
Ms. Debra Craighead 
Dr. Emily Doughty Sister Ligouri Lawton Professorship in Nursing
Dr. Emily Doughty  
Ms. Sarah Hayes Kitty DeGree Endowed Professorship for the Speech and Hearing Clinic
Ms. Sarah Hayes 
Ms. Amy Kincannon Glenwood Regional Medical Center Professorship in Nursing
Ms. Amy Kincannon 
Ms. Connie Lewis Sister Anne Marie Twohig Professorship in Nursing
Ms. Connie Lewis
Dr. Belinda Morgan Glenwood Regional Medical Center Professorship in Nursing (B)
Dr. Belinda Morgan
Dr. Paul Sylvester Pfizer, Inc. - B. J. Robison Professorship in Pharmacy
Dr. Paul Sylvester 
Ms. Jennifer Whited Endowed Professorship in Communicative Disorders
Ms. Jennifer Whited  
Not determined Pfizer Inc - B.J. and Mary Jo Robison Professorship in Gerontology
Not Determined
Not determined Endowed Professorship in Gerontology
Not Determined 
Match Pending Willis-Knighton Health System Professorship in Nursing
Match Pending
Match Pending Willis-Knighton Health System Professorship in Pharmacy
Match Pending
   

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