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Professorships and Chairs

Title and Discipline Date Established Type College Status Occupant Name
W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Endowment for Theatre 2/13/2004 Chair College of Humanities Filled Dr. Robert Willenbrink
Dr. Robert L. Coleman Endowment for Biological Sciences 11/17/1999 Professorship College of Science & Technology Vacant N/A
Dr. Adron Doran Endowment for Educational Leadership 1/19/1999 Professorship College of Education Vacant N/A
Ruth Boggs Shannon and E.L. Shannon Jr. Endowment for Education 1/19/1999 Professorship College of Education Vacant N/A
Dr. C. Louise Caudill Endowment for Allied Health Professions 5/3/2000 Chair College of Science & Technology Vacant N/A
Elmer and Donna Smith Endowment for Business 10/5/2000 Chair College of Business Vacant N/A
Gregory Palmer Accounting Professorship Endowment 7/2/2001 Professorship College of Business Vacant N/A
Allen Lake Endowment for Biological Sciences 5/20/2000 Professorship College of Science & Technology Filled Dr. David Eisenhour
Dr. Gary North Endowment for Traditional Music 12/14/1999 Professorship College of Humanities Vacant N/A
Science/Engineering Professorship Endowment 10/30/2001 Professorship College of Science & Technology Vacant N/A
MSU Public Administration and Policy Professorship Endowment 12/17/2004 Professorship Institute for Regional Analysis and Public Policy Vacant N/A

W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Endowment for Theatre
Established: February 13, 2004
Position Type: Chair
Purpose: The purpose of the W. Paul and Lucille Caudill Little Endowment for Theatre is to support a chair in the College of Humanities as well as the "Theatre in the Schools" program. The program provides theatre performances and arts education activities and materials to elementary, middle school and high school students and teachers throughout the region and the Commonwealth.
College: College of Humanities
Status: Filled – Incurring Expenditures
Occupant Information: Dr. Robert Willenbrink

Dr. Robert L. Coleman Endowment for Biological Sciences
Established: November 17, 1999
Position Type: Professorship
Purpose: The purpose of the Dr. Robert L. Coleman Endowment for Biological Sciences is to support a distinguished professor of biological sciences.
College: College of Science & Technology
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

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Dr. Adron Doran Endowment for Educational Leadership
Established: January 19,1999
Position Type: Professorship
Purpose: The purpose of the Dr. Adron Doran Endowment for Educational Leadership is to provide partial funding of a professorship in leadership/secondary education within the College of Education.
College: College of Education
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

Ruth B. Shannon and Ed L. Shannon Jr. Endowment for Education
Established: January 19, 1999
Position Type: Professorship
Purpose: The purpose of the Ruth Boggs Shannon and E.L. Shannon Jr. Endowment for Education is to provide partial funding of an endowed professorship in education for the College of Education.
College: College of Education
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

Dr. C. Louise Caudill Endowment for Allied Health Professions
Established: May 3, 2000
Position Type: Chair
Purpose: The purpose of the Dr. C. Louise Caudill Endowment for Allied Health Professions is to establish a faculty chair for the Department of Nursing and Allied Health in the College of Science and Technology.
College: College of Science & Technology
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

Elmer and Donna Smith Endowment for Business
Established: October 5, 2000
Position Type: Chairs
Purpose: The purpose of the Elmer and Donna Smith Endowment for Business is to support a chair in information sciences in the College of Business.
College: College of Business
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

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Gregory Palmer Accounting Professorship Endowment
Established: July 2, 2001
Position Type: Professorship
Purpose: The purpose of the Gregory Palmer Accounting Professorship Endowment is to support a distinguished professor of accounting.
College: College of Business
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

Allen Lake Endowment for Biological Science
Established: May 20, 2000
Position Type: Professorship
Purpose: The purpose of the Allen Lake Endowment for Biological Sciences is to fund a professorship in biological sciences in the College of Science and Technology in honor of Professor Allen Lake.
College: College of Science & Technology
Status: Filled – Incurring Expenditures
Occupant Information: Dr. David Eisenhour

Dr. Gary North Endowment for Traditional Music
Established: December 14, 1999
Position Type: Professorship
Purpose: The purpose of the Dr. Gary North Endowment for Traditional Music is to provide partial funding of a professorship in the Department of Music in support of the Kentucky Center for Traditional Music.
College: College of Humanities
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

Science/Engineering Professorship Endowment
Established: October 30, 2001
Position Type: Professorship
Purpose: The purpose of the Science/Engineering Professorship Endowment is to partially support the establishment of a science/engineering professor faculty position.
College: College of Science and Technology
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

MSU Public Administration and Policy Professorship Endowment
Established: December 17, 2004
Position Type: Professorship
Purpose: The purpose of the MSU Public Administration and Policy Professorship Endowment it to support a professorship in Public Administration and Policy and support the applied research activity initiatives associated with the position.
College: Institute for Regional Analysis and Public Policy
Status: Vacant
Occupant Information: N/A

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