Apr 21, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Endowed Chairs and Professorships


  • Chairs
    • Arts, Education, and Sciences
    • Business and Social Sciences
    • Health Sciences
    • Pharmacy

Chairs

Arts, Education, and Sciences

Emy-Lou Biedenharn Endowed Chair in Music   Dr. James Boldin

Business and Social Sciences

Banowsky Chair in Accounting
 
Dr. Michelle McEacharn
B.W. Biedenharn Chair in Business
 
Dr. Joyce Zhou
Contractors Educational Trust Fund Endowed Chair in Construction
 
Dr. Clint Martin
Joseph A. Biedenharn Chair in Gerontology
 
Dr. Anita Sharma
Kim Sledge Endowed Chair in Risk Management & Insurance
 
Dr. Christine T. Berry
ULM Endowed Chair in Agriculture
 
Not Determined

Health Sciences

Hanna Spyker Eminent Scholars Chair in Education   TBD
     
Kitty DeGree Eminent Scholars Chair in Nursing   Dr. Wendy Bailes

Pharmacy

Mary E. & Darrell L. Calhoun Chair in Pharmacology   Dr. Girish Shah
Tom and Mayme Scott Endowed Chair in Clinical Pharmacy Practice   Dr. Oscar Garza
Tom and Mayme Scott Endowed Chair of Pharmacy Excellence   Dr. H. Glenn Anderson


Professorships

Academic Affairs

Francesca and C. D. Oakley, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Academic Innovation Center   Ms. Brooke Foy
Linda and Nick Bruno Endowed Professorship in University Honors   Dr. Joshua Stockley
Mayme and Tom Scott Endowed Professorship in Teaching Excellence
  Dr. Emad El-Giar

Arts, Education, and Sciences

Biology

Elizabeth and Haydn Cutler Endowed Professorship in Biotechnology
  Dr. Srinivas Garlapati
Kitty DeGree Endowed Professorship in Biology
 
Dr. Matthew Overturf
Jan and Gary Luffey Endowed Professorship in Life Sciences   Not Determined
Lillian L. and Fred A. Marx Endowed Professorship in Biology   Dr. Allison Weidemeier
The UL System Foundation & Willis-Knighton Health Systems Professorship in Biology   Dr. Christopher Gissendanner

Communication

Doll and Henry Biedenharn, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Communication   Dr. Sara Kim
Vernon W. “Bodie” McCrory 1st Amendment Endowed Professorship in Mass Communication   Dr. Adaobi Duru

Education

BellSouth Endowed Professorship in Science Education   Dr. Kim Tolson
Chase Endowed Professorship in Teacher Education   Dr. Sandra Watson
Dorothy & Ray Young Family Endowed Professorship   Dr. Heather Kennedy
Endowed Professorship in Education Administration   Dr. Sue Barfield
Entergy Professorship in Instructional Technology in Teacher Education   Dr. Amy Weems
Frances Davis Hammond Endowed Professorship in Education   Dr. Stacie Austin
Kitty DeGree Endowed Professorship in Education   Dr. Yiting Chu
Mary Ellen Walker Endowed Professorship in Early Childhood Education   Dr. Shalanda Stanley
The Upshaw Family Endowed Professorship in Education   Dr. Jenny Quintana-Cifuentes

English

Endowed Professorship in English   Dr. William Rogers
L. M. McKneely Endowed Professorship in English Literature   Dr. Josh Chase
L. M. McKneely Endowed Professorship in Humanities   Dr. Ignacio Arellano Torres
Tommy and Mary Barham Endowed Professorship in English   Dr. Elizabeth Oldfather

Geosciences

Endowed Professorship in Geology   Dr. Ken Leppert

Liberal Arts

Dr. William R. Hammond Endowed Professorship in Liberal Arts   Dr. Patrick Morgan

Mathematics

A. Dale Magoun Endowed Professorship in Mathematics   Dr. Faisal Kaleem
Capital One Endowed Professorship in Mathematics   Dr. Blake Farman

Music

Emy-Lou Biedenharn Endowed Professorship in Music   Dr. Eric Siereveld
Emy-Lou Biedenharn Second Endowed Professorship in Music   Dr. Allen Parrish
Leon Hammond Endowed Professorship in Music   Dr. Scot Humes


Business and Social Sciences

Accounting

Alumni Endowed Professorship in Accounting
 
Ms. Janis Weber
Henry A. Little, CPA, Endowed Professorship
 
Mr. Jason Ashby
Hood / DeFatta Endowed Professorship in Accounting
 
Dr. Kathleen Kaminski
John L. Luffey, Sr. Endowed Professorship in Accounting
 
Dr. Katherine Boswell
Michelle McEacharn Endowed Professorship in Accounting
 
Mr. Jason Ashby
Patti Roshto Professorship in Accounting
 
Mr. Jay Lewis
Regions Bank Endowed Professorship in Accounting
 
Dr. Michelle McEacharn

Agribusiness

Governor James A. Noe and Linda Noe Laine Endowed Professorship in Agriculture   Mr. Blair David
Mayme and Tom Scott Endowed Professorship in Agriculture   Mr. Blair David

Computer Information Systems

Entergy Endowed Professorship in Computer Information Systems   Dr. Paul Wiedemeier
JoAnn and Miles Sager, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Computer Information Systems   Dr. Kevin Kim
Kitty DeGree Endowed Professorship in Computer Information Systems   Dr. William Barnett

Computer Sciences

Clarke Williams, Jr. Endowed Professorship in Communicative Software Design   Dr. Lon Smith
Kitty DeGree Endowed Professorship in Computer Sciences   Dr. Jose Cordova

Construction

Beach Endowed Professorship in the School of Construction   Mr. T. Marshall Hill
Clark G. Boyce Endowed Professorship in Construction   Not Determined
Endowed Professorship in Electrical / Mechanical School of Construction   Not Determined
Northeast Chapter Associated General Contractors of America Endowed Super Professorship   Mr. Greg Smith
Thurman Potts Endowed Professorship in Construction   Dr. Edward Brayton

Entrepreneurship

Abell Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship   Dr. Susie Cox
Dr. Henry Hu Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship   Dr. Tammy Johnston
Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship   Mr. Thomas DeNardin
George T. Walker Endowed Professorship in Entrepreneurship   Dr. Elizabeth Ragland

Finance

Louisiana Real Estate Commission Endowed Professorship in Finance   Dr. Eugenie Ardoin
Progressive Bank Endowed Professorship in Financial and Information Technology Services   Dr. Arturo Rodriguez

Gerontology

Endowed Professorship in Gerontology   Dr. Anita Sharma
Pfizer Inc. - B.J. and Mary Jo Robison Endowed Professorship in Gerontology   Dr. Burt Ashworth

Insurance

State Farm Endowed Professorship in Insurance   Dr. Christine T. Berry

Management

Bruce and Lizabeth Boulware Endowed Professorship in Management   Dr. Taewoo Kim
David and Sharon Turrentine Endowed Professorship in Business   Dr. Gordon Schmidt
Freddy and Reba Nolan Endowed Professorship in Business Analytics   Dr. Shaomeng Jia
Iberia Bank Professorship of Distinction   Ms. Veronika Humphries
John and Rosemary Luffey Professional in Residence Endowed Professorship   Ms. Deborah Golemon

Marketing

John and Tasha Gardner Endowed Professorship in Marketing Analytics   Ms. Melissa Kiper

Political Science

Lawson & Sharon Swearingen Endowed Prof in Political Science    Dr. Leigh Hersey

Psychology

Lenora Francois Stewart & Dr. David W. Stewart Endowed Professorship   Dr. Jun Yu

Health Sciences

Kinesiology

George L. “Chip” Luffey Endowed Professorship in Kinesiology   Dr. William T. Hey
Lucy Shackelford Endowed Professorship in Kinesiology   Dr. Ashanti M. Jones

Nursing

Gaye Eason Dean Endowed Professorship in Nursing
 
Ms. Ebony G. Watson
Glenwood Regional Medical Center Endowed Professorship in Nursing
 
Ms. Amy Miller
Glenwood Regional Medical Center Endowed Professorship in Nursing “B”
 
Dr. Caroline Carpenter
Singler/Holyfield Nursing Endowed Professorship   Dr. Sherilyn Wiggins
Sister Anne Marie Twohig Endowed Professorship in Nursing
 
Dr. Sandy Bailey
Sister Jerome Crowley Endowed Professorship in Nursing
 
Ms. Ashley Wiltcher
Sister Ligouri Lawton Endowed Professorship in Nursing
 
Ms. Vonda Boone
ULM Endowed Professorship in Nursing
 
Dr. Karen Arrant
Willis-Knighton Endowed Professorship for Nursing
 
Ms. Patrianna Smith
Willis-Knighton Endowed Professorship for Nursing Honoring Helen Mena
 
Ms. Karen Traxler

Speech-Language Pathology

Endowed Professorship in Communicative Disorders   Ms. Mary A. Thomas
Kitty DeGree Endowed Professorship for the Speech and Hearing Clinic   Dr. Judy Fellows

Pharmacy

Pharmacy

Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association Professorship in Pharmacy
 
Dr. Jeffery Evans
Pfizer, Inc. - B. J. Robison Endowed Professorship in Pharmacy
 
Dr. Paul Sylvester
Tessa Albritton Endowed Professorship in Pharmacy
 
Dr. Jessica Brady
Willis-Knighton Professorship for the College of Pharmacy
 
Dr. Karen Briski

Toxicology

Waste Management Endowed Professorship in Toxicology   Dr. Kevin Baer
The UL System Foundation & Willis-Knighton Health Systems Professorship in Toxicology   Not Determined