TO: Dr. Daniel D. Reneau

Endowed Eminent Scholar Chairs and Endowed Professorships

Endowed Eminent Scholar Chairs:

  • John Ed Barnes Endowed Eminent Scholar Chair in Finance

Established in 2006 by Geraldine V. Barnes, Carol Barnes Denny, and John Ed Barnes, Jr.

  • Contractors Trust Eminent Scholar Chair in Construction

Established in 1993 by Contractor’s Educational Trust Fund.

  • Humana Foundation Eminent Scholar Chair in the Department of Computer Information and Analysis

Established in 2000 by the Humana Foundation.

  • T. L. James Eminent Scholar Chair in Engineering

Established in 1989 by T. L. James & Company.

  • Elva J. Mann Eminent Scholar Chair in Human Ecology

Established in 1994 by the Estate of Elva James Mann.

  • George E. Pankey Eminent Scholar Chair in English

Established in 1998 by George E. Pankey.

  • Pipes Eminent Scholar Chair in Engineering

Established in 1988 by Tolbert C. and Mabel C. Pipes

  • Herman A. “Dusty” Rhodes Eminent Scholar Chair in Engineering

Established in 2007 by Laura Opal Wilkins Rhodes as Tech’s first $2 million chair.

  • Smolinski Eminent Scholar Chair in Accounting

Established in 1990 by former students and friends of Harold J. Smolinski.

  • F. Jay Taylor Eminent Scholar Chair in Journalism

Established in 1994 by Charles J. Wyly, Jr. and Samuel E. Wyly.

  • Max P. & Robbie L. Watson Eminent Scholar Chair in Biomedical Engineering

Established in 1997 by Max P. Watson, Jr.

  • Eunice Coon Williamson Endowed Chair in Language and Literature
      Established in 2010 by the Estates of A.W. and Screven Thompson
  • Virginia S. Thompson Endowed Eminent Scholar Chair in the College of Business

                         

Endowed Professorships:

 

  • James W. and Jeanne H. Adams Professorship in Electrical Engineering

Established in 2008 by James W. and Jeanne H. Adams.

  • Mildred Saunders Adams Memorial English Professorship

Established in 1992 by W. Roy Adams, Jr., James W. Adams, and Marjorie Adams.

  • Agriculture Professorship in Life Sciences

Established by the Department of Agriculture and the College of Life Sciences, now the College of Applied and Natural Sciences.

  • George K. Anding Professorship in English

Established in 1992 by Corre A. Stegall.

  • George A. Baldwin, Jr. Professorship in Engineering

Established in 2006 as a double professorship by George A. Baldwin, Jr. and Jean M. Baldwin.

  • Jean Murphy Baldwin Professorship in Education

Established in 2006 as a double professorship by George A. Baldwin, Jr. and Jean M. Baldwin.

  • Balsley-Whitmore Professorships in the College of Business, Nos. 1 and 2

Established in 1990 by Drs. Howard L. and Irol Whitmore Balsley.

  • Chase Professorship in Business

Established in 1999 by Bank One, now JPMorgan Chase.

  • Chase Professorship in Education

Established in 1999 by Bank One, now JPMorgan Chase.

  • John Ed Barnes Professorship in Entrepreneurship for the College of Business

Established in 2006 by Geraldine V. Barnes, Carol Barnes Denny, and John Ed Barnes, Jr.

  • Merle L. & Virginia Borchelt University Professorship

Established in 1992 by Merle L. and Virginia Borchelt.

  • Hubbard H. & Velma H. Boucher Professorship in Education

Established in 2003 by the Estate of Velma Boucher.

  • George E. Breazeal Family Professorship in Accounting

Established in 2000 by George E. and Laverne N. Breazeal.

  • Jack & Peggy Byrd Professorship in the College of Business

Established in 2002 by Jack and Peggy Byrd.

  • Cajun Constructors, Inc Endowed Professorship in Engineering

Established in 2008 by Cajun Industries, LLC., Lane Grigsby, Chairman.

  • Century Telephone Enterprises, Inc./Clarke M. Williams, Jr. Endowed

Professorship in Business

Established in 1994 by Century Telephone Enterprises, sebsequently CenturyTel, now CenturyLink, in memory of Clarke M. Williams, Jr.

  • Century Telephone/Hogan Engineering Professorship

Established in 1992 by Century Telephone Enterprises, sebsequently CenturyTel, now CenturyLink, in memory of David E. Hogan.

  • W. W. Chew Professorship in Chemical Engineering

Established in 1991 by former students and friends of W. W. Chew.

  • W. W. Chew II Professorship in Engineering

Established in 1991 by former students and friends of W. W. Chew.

  • Gerald & Shirley Cobb Professorship in Education

Established in 2004 by Dr. Patrick and Carla Cobb.

  • Contractors Trust Professorship in Engineering, No. 1

Established in 2001 by Contractor’s Educational Trust Fund.

  • Contractor’s Trust Professorship in Engineering, No. 2

Established in 2007 by Contractor’s Educational Trust Fund.

  • Cunningham Interior Design Professorship

Established in 1999 by Betty and L. V. Cunningham, Jr.

  • Eva Cunningham Professorship in Education

Established in 2004 by Eva J. Cunningham.

  • Eva J. Cunningham Professorship in Engineering

Established in 2008 by Eva J. Cunningham.

  • Mary Robin Dorsett Professorship in Education

Established in 2004 by James L. Pierce.

  • Frank and Opal Edmondson and Sherman and Travis Crump Professorship in Engineering

Established in 1999 by Dr. Kenny S. and Shirley E. Crump.

  • College of Education Professorship

Established in 1992.

  • Morelle Emmons Professorship in Education

 

  • Chester Ellis Professorship in Education

Established in 1996 by the Estate of Chester W. Ellis, Jr.

  • Entergy Corporation LP&L/NOPSI Professorship in Electrical Engineering – No. 1

Established in 1994 by Entergy Corporation and Louisiana Power & Light.

  • Entergy Corporation LP&L/NOPSI Professorship in Electrical Engineering – No. 2

Established in 1994 by Entergy Corporation and Louisiana Power & Light.

  • Entergy Corporation LP&L/NOPSI Professorship in Electrical Engineering – No. 3

Established in 1994 by Entergy Corporation and Louisiana Power & Light.

  • Entergy Corporation LP&L/NOPSI Professorship in Electrical Engineering – No. 4

Established in 1995 by Entergy Corporation and Louisiana Power & Light.

  • John J. Cordaro/Entergy Corporation LP&L Professorship in Electrical Engineering - No. 5

Established in 1996 by Entergy Corporation and Louisiana Power & Light.

  • John J. Cordaro/Entergy Corporation LP&L Professorship in Electrical Engineering - No. 6

Established in 1996 by Entergy Corporation and Louisiana Power & Light.

  • Charles L. Farrar Professorship in Business

Established in 2004 by Charles Farrar.

  • Franciscan Sisters Professorship in Nursing

Established in 1993 by Franciscan Sisters of St. Francis Medical Center.

  • Patrick Garland Professorship in the College of Business

Established in 2004 by Don A. Garland, Jr. and Nancy C. Garland.

  • Hazel Stewart Garner Professorship in Chemistry

Established in 2002 by Thomas Stewart, James Stewart, and Linda Stewart Haynes.

  • Marvin T. Green, Sr. Professorship in Pre-Medicine

Established in 1992 by Dr. and Mrs. James Green, Dr. and Mrs. Marvin T. Green, Jr. and the Green Foundation.

  • Harrelson Family Professorships in Engineering – Nos. 1 and 2

Established in 2007 by Richard C. Harrelson.

  • Hogan Family Professorship in Engineering

Established in 1999 by Frank and Bobbie Hogan.

  • Robert E. Howson Professorship in the College of Engineering

Established in 1996 by Robert Howson.

  • Connie Martin Howard Professorship in the School of Architecture
     
    Established in 2010 by Connie Martin Howard.
  • Sue Woodard Huckaby Professorship in Human Ecology

Established in 1991 by family and friends of Sue Woodard Huckaby.

  • Humana Foundation Professorship #1 in Accounting

Established in 2000 by the Humana Foundation.

  • Humana Foundation Professorship #2 in Accounting

Established in 2000 by the Humana Foundation.

  • Humana Foundation Professorship #1 in Economics & Finance

Established in 2000 by the Humana Foundation.

  • Humana Foundation Professorship #2 in Economics & Finance

Established in 2000 by the Humana Foundation.

  • Humana Foundation Professorship #1 in Management & Marketing

Established in 2000 by the Humana Foundation.

  • Humana Foundation Professorship #2 in Management & Marketing

Established in 2000 by the Humana Foundation.

  • Adelaide Murdoch Hunt Professorship in Human Ecology

Established in 2006 by the School of Human Ecology and family and friends of Adelaide Hunt.

  • James C. Jeffery, M.D. Professorship in Pre-Med

Established in 2004 by Thomas C. and Nelda M. Jeffery.

  • Thomas & Nelda Jeffery Professorship in Chemical Engineering

Established in 2000 by Thomas C. and Nelda M. Jeffery.

  • Norman and May Pipes Johnson Professorship for the College of Applied & Natural Sciences to be used for Animal Sciences, Forestry, and/or Horticulture

Established in 2003 by Miss Ruth Johnson.

  • T.W. Ray Johnson Professorship in Chemistry

Established in 2001 by Miss Ruth Johnson.

  • JPJ Investments Professorship in Finance

Established in 1997 by JPJ Investments and President Joseph B. Psalmonds, Jr.

  • Dr. Walter E. Koss Professorship in Math

Established in 1998 by Dr. Walter E. Koss.

  • Clifford Ray King Professorship in College of Business

Established in 2006 by the Estate of Margaret Bryan Scott King

  • KPMG Professorship

Established in 1999 by employees of KPMG Peat Marwick and the KPMG Peat Marwick Foundation, now KPMG.

  • Larson Professorships in Engineering, Nos. 1 and 2

Established in 2005 by the Estate of Elizabeth Nobles Larson.

  • Larson Professorship in College of Liberal Arts

Established in 2005 by the Estate of Elizabeth Nobles Larson.

  • Thurman Lauret Professorship in Engineering

Established in 2001 by G. Thurman Lauret.

  • Charles Emmett Leggett Professorship in Agriculture

Established in 1996 by the Estate of Elva Leggett Smith.

  • Linnie McGee Leggett Professorship in Agriculture

Established in 1996 by the Estate of Elva Leggett Smith.

  • Charlotte Lewis Professorship English

Established in 1998 by Dr. Harvye E. Lewis.

  • Dr. Harvye E. Lewis Professorship in Human Ecology

Established in 1998 by Dr. Harvye E. Lewis.

  • Roger Thomas Luffey Professorship for Health and Exercise Sciences in the College of Education

Established in 2004 by Gary E. Luffey, M.D., Jan Henderson Luffey, and Mrs. Rosemary Luffey.

  • Lincoln General/Glenwood Endowed Professorship in Nursing

Established in 1996 by Lincoln General Hospital (now Northern Louisiana Medical Center) and Glenwood Regional Medical Center.

  • Clairece Harp Lyles Professorship in Ceramic Arts

Established in 1993 by Charles H. Lyles.

  • Thomas J. Magee, Jr., & Mary Jo C. M. Ross Professorship for the Library

Established in 1992 by Ms. Eva J. Cunningham

  • Francis R. Mangham Professorship in Business

Established in 2008 by Michael R. Mangham and Molly Mangham Douglass.

  • Maxfield Professorship in Mathematics and Statistics

Established in 1995 by Drs. John and Margaret Maxfield.

  • James R. Mays Professorship in Education

Established in 2001 by Davison Transport, Inc.

  • Melvin McCann Professorship in Education

Established in 2001 by the Estate of Melvin McCann.

  • McDermott International Professorship in the College of Engineering

Established in 1996 by McDermott International, Inc.

  • Herbert H. McElveen Professorship In Applied and Natural Science

Established in 2002 by the Estate of Herbert H. McElveen.

  • Herbert H. McElveen Professorship in the College of Business

Established in 2002 by the Estate of Herbert H. McElveen.

  • Herbert H. McElveen Professorship in Education

Established in 2002 by the Estate of Herbert H. McElveen.

  • Herbert H. McElveen Professorship in Liberal Arts

Established in 2002 by the Estate of Herbert H. McElveen.

  • McGehee Professorship in the College of Agriculture

Established in 2004 by Lucius D. McGehee.

  • Mildred McGehee Endowed Professorship in Childhood Education

Established in 1993 by Lucius D. McGehee.

  • Doug & Mabel McGuire English Professorship in Arts & Sciences

Established in 1992 by friends of Doug and Mabel McGuire.

  • Frank Merritt Endowed Professorship in Life Sciences

Established in 1992 by Frank Merritt. (?)

  • Thomas O’Kelly Mitchiner Professorship in Business       

Established in 2007 by John A. O’Neal, Jr. and Martha Jane (Me-J) O’Neal.

  • Edward L. Moyers Professorship in Business

Established in 1993 by Edward L. Moyers.

  • James F. Naylor, Jr. Professorship in Engineering

Established in 1993 by James F. Naylor, Jr.

  • Bobby J and Laura B Neill Professorship in Forestry

Established in 2005 by Bobby J. Neill.

  • Virgil Orr Professorship in Chemical Engineering

Established in 2002 by friends and former students of Dr. Virgil Orr.

  • Virginia Pennington Professorship in Nursing

Established in 2001 by Glenwood Regional Medical Center.

  • Jack T. Painter Professorship in Civil Engineering

Established in 2002 by former students of Jack Painter.

  • Chase Bank Professorship in Finance

Established in 1993 by Premier Bank - subsequently Bank One and currently JPMorgan Chase.

  • Bobby E. Price Professorship in Civil Engineering

Established in 2008 by former students and friends of Dr. Bobby Price.

  • Burton Risinger #1 Professorship in Business

Established in 19__ by Lincoln Bank & Trust Company.

  • Burton Risinger #2 Professorship in Business

Established in 2000 by Lincoln Bank & Trust Company.

  • Gladys Lawson Rogers Professorship in Liberal Arts

Established in 2008 by Bill Rogers and Dr. Henry and Georgia Rogers.

  • Homer T. Rogers Professorship in Forestry

Established in 2008 by Bill Rogers and Dr. Henry and Georgia Rogers.

  • Thomas Jackson Magee Ross Endowed Professorship for Library
     
    Established in 1993
  • Bank of Ruston Endowed Professorship in Business

Established in 1992 by Ruston Building & Loan Association, now Bank of Ruston.

  • Bank of Ruston Barnes, Thompson & Thurmon Professorship In Business

Established in 2004 by Ruston Building & Loan (now Bank of Ruston) to honor the service of three of RB&L’s longest tenured directors: John Ed Barnes, A. W. Thompson, and Dewey Thurmon.

  • Chase Bank Professorship in Business

Established in 1993 by Ruston State Bank - subsequently Premier Bank, Bank One, and currently JPMorgan Chase.

  • Hyman J. Sachs Professorship in English

Established in 1997 by the Committee to Re-elect Justice Jim Dennis.

  • John C. & Vergie Shealy Professorship in Forestry

Established in 2001 by John C. and Vergie Shealy.

  • Elva Leggett Smith Professorship in Education

Established in 1996 by the Estate of Elva Leggett Smith.

  • Elva Leggett Smith Professorship in Liberal Arts

Established in 1996 by the Estate of Elva Leggett Smith.

  • James Alvey Smith Professorship in Music/Performing Arts

Established in 1996 by the Estate of Elva Leggett Smith.

  • James Emmett Smith Professorship in Mechanical Engineering

Established in 1996 by the Estate of Elva Leggett Smith.

  • AT&T Professorship in Electrical Engineering

Established in 1996 by South Central Bell, which became BellSouth, and now AT&T.

  • Southwestern Electric Professorship in Engineering

Established in 1994 by Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), now a unit of American Electric Power.

  • Robert C. Snyder English Professorship

Established in 1998 by Charles J. Wyly, Jr.

  • W & J Spinks Endowed Professorships in Engineering – Nos. 1, 2, and 3

Established in 1997 and 1998 by the Estate of W. A. & Juanita Spinks.

  • Charles and Nelwyn Spruell Professorship in Engineering

Established in 1994 by Charles E. and Nelwyn Spruell.

  • State Farm Endowed Professorship in Business

Established in 1994 by State Farm Insurance.

  • Thelma Shipp Stewart Professorship in Chemistry

Established in 2002 by Thomas Steward, James Stewart, and Linda Stewart Haynes.

  • Maurice R. Tatum Professorship for the College of Business

Established in 1991 by the estate of Maurice R. Tatum. 

  • Thompson History Professorship for Arts & Sciences

Established in 1991.

  • Upchurch Professorship in the College of Engineering

Established in 1996 by R. William Upchurch.

  • Joe D. Waggoner Professorship in Engineering

Established in 1999 by friends of Joe D. Waggoner.

  • Joe D. Waggoner Professorship in Political Science

Established in 1999 by friends of Joe D. Waggoner.

  • Lallage Wall Professorship in Performing Arts

Established in 1998 in honor of Lallage Feazel Wall.

  • Max P. Watson, Jr. Professorship #1 in the College of Business

Established in 1997 by Max P. Watson, Jr.

  • Max P. Watson, Jr. Professorship #2 in the College of Business

Established in 1997 by Max P. Watson, Jr.

  • Max P. Watson, Jr. Professorship #3 in the College of Business

Established in 1997 by Max P. Watson, Jr.

  • Max P. Watson, Sr. Professorship in Mechanical Engineering

Established in 1996 by Max P. Watson, Jr.

  • Robbie Auger Watson Professorship – No. 1 in the College of Human Ecology

Established in 1996 by Max P. Watson, Jr.

  • Robbie Auger Watson Professorship – No. 2 in the College of Human Ecology

Established in 1996 by Max P. Watson, Jr.

  • Robbie Auger Watson Professorship – No. 3 in the College of Human Ecology

Established in 1996 by Max P. Watson, Jr.

  • Scott Weathersby Professorship

Established in 1995 by former students and friends.

  • John D. Winters Professorship in History

Established in 2000 by the McGinty Trust.

  • Charlyne Smith Wyche Professorship in English

Established in 1997 by James E. Wyche III and Charlyne S. Wyche.

  • James E. Wyche III Professorship in Chemical Engineering

Established in 1997 by James E. Wyche III and Charlyne S. Wyche.

  • Ken Hollis Professorship in Liberal Arts
  • Waller Professional Aviation Endowed Professorship

 

 

 

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