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Three appointed to named professorships

Three appointed to named professorships

February 25, 2019

Thu Le, professor of medicine; Paula Vertino, professor of biomedical genetics; and David Herrmann, professor of neurology; have each been recently appointed to named professorships.

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Gregory Bauer appointed Rajesh Wadhawan Professor

Gregory Bauer appointed Rajesh Wadhawan Professor

September 4, 2018

Gregory Bauer, a clinical professor of finance and the associate dean of Simon Business School’s full-time MBA and MS programs, has been appointed as the Rajesh Wadhawan Professor.

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Supriya Mohile appointed Philip and Marilyn Wehrheim Professor

Supriya Mohile appointed Philip and Marilyn Wehrheim Professor

September 4, 2018

Supriya Mohile, a professor of medicine and director of geriatric oncology, has been jointly appointed as the Philip and Marilyn Wehrheim Professor.

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Sudarshan Jayaraman appointed Wesray Professor of Business Administration

Sudarshan Jayaraman appointed Wesray Professor of Business Administration

September 4, 2018

Sudarshan Jayaraman, a professor of business administration and expert in the field of corporate governance, has been appointed as the Wesray Professor of Business Administration.

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Erika Augustine appointed Robert J. Joynt Professor

Erika Augustine appointed Robert J. Joynt Professor

September 4, 2018

Erika Augustine, an associate professor of neurology specializing in the care of children with movement disorders, has been jointly appointed as the Robert J. Joynt Professor in Neurology.

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Honorary professorships awarded for excellence in teaching

Honorary professorships awarded for excellence in teaching

August 2, 2018

John Tarduno has been awarded the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professorship, and Thomas Eickbush and James Zavislan are recipients of the Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professorship.

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University trustee creates milestone professorship at Simon Business School

University trustee creates milestone professorship at Simon Business School

June 28, 2016

University Trustee Robert J. Keegan has committed $1.5 million to create the Robert J. Keegan Endowed Professorship in Pricing, the 100th professorship to be established during The Meliora Challenge.

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UR receives $2 million commitment for university professorship

UR receives $2 million commitment for university professorship

March 14, 2016

President Joel Seligman has been approved as the inaugural holder of the position, university officials announced Monday. The $2 million is a commitment from alumnus Robert Witmer, chairman emeritus of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees and his wife, Nancy.

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President Seligman to hold Witmer Professorship

President Seligman to hold Witmer Professorship

March 14, 2016

The Witmers’ decision to create the endowed professorship is rooted in a desire to help provide a strong finish for The Meliora Challenge, which has raised more than $1.3 billion and ends on June 30.

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Nicholas George’s role as mentor celebrated in endowed optics professorship

Nicholas George’s role as mentor celebrated in endowed optics professorship

September 14, 2015

The Nicholas George Endowed Professorship in Optics will honor the professor emeritus and former director of the Institute of Optics. The professorship was established by a gift from George’s former student Milton Chang, with an additional commitment from Joseph W. Goodman, the William Ayer Professor Emeritus at Stanford University

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