Endowed Faculty Chairs

faculty chairsEndowed professorships and faculty chairs are among Darden's most effective tools to recruit, retain and develop the best faculty in the business. Among top business schools, competition for world-class thought leaders is fierce. To maintain an all-star faculty, which is vital to Darden's success, Darden must recognize and reward excellence in scholarship and teaching through named appointments.

Following is a list of current endowed faculty chairs:

Charles C. Abbott Professorship of Business Administration

John L. Colley, Jr. Research Professorship in Business Administration

Bank of America Research Professorship of Business Administration

E. Thayer Bigelow Research Professorship in Business Administration

Almand R. Coleman Professorship of Business Administration

Dale S. Coenen Professorship in Free Enterprise

Distinguished Professorship of Business Administration

Ethyl Corporation Professorship of Business Administration

Leslie E. Grayson Professorship in Business Administration

Paul M. Hammaker Professorship of Business Administration

Isidore Horween Research Professorship 

Johnson and Higgins Professorship of Business Administration

Paul Tudor Jones II Research Professorship

Killgallon Ohio Art Chair Professorship of Business Administration

Landmark Communications Professorship of Business Administration

MacAvoy Professorship in Business Administration

MasterCard Professorship of Business Administration

Henry E. McWane Professorship of Business Administration

Arthur J. Morris Professorship of Business Administration

Tayloe Murphy Professorship in Business Administration

Elis and Signe Olsson Professorship of Business Administration

John Alden Purinton, Jr. Visiting Professorship in International Management

Richard S. Reynolds Professorship of Business Administration

Ruffin Professorship of Business Ethics

Eleanor F. and Phillip G. Rust Professorship of Business Administration

C. Stewart Sheppard Professorship of Business Administration

Samuel L. Slover Research Professorship

Tipton R. Snavely Professorship of Business Administration

Sponsors Professorship of Business Administration

Ronald E. Trzcinski Professorship of Business Administration

John Tyler Professorship of Business Administration

United Technologies Corporation Professorship of Business Administration

Robert F. Vandell Research Professorship

James C. Wheat, Jr. Professorship of Business Administration

Oliver Wight Professorship of Business Administration

J. Harvie Wilkinson, Jr. Professorship of Business Administration

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