COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE, HEALTH & NATURAL RESOURCES

  • DelFavero Chair in Agricultural and Resource Economics

    Established Via Bequest
    Donor: Richard R. and Barbara DelFavero
    Date Established: May 2, 2011

  • George F. Cloutier Chair in Natural Resources Management and Engineering

    Established Via Bequest
    Donor: George F. Cloutier
    Date Established: Dec. 31, 2008

  • Livieri Professor of Physical Therapy

    Professor: Jeffrey M. Kinsella-Shaw, PhD
    Donor: Samuel and Nancy Livieri
    Date Established: Sept. 2, 1996

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

  • Aetna Chair of Writing

    Professor: Brenda Brueggemann, PhD
    Donor: Aetna Life & Casualty Foundation
    Date Established: Dec. 30, 1986

  • Alan R. Bennett Honors Professor of Political Science

    Professor: Matthew M. Singer PhD
    Donor: Alan R. Bennett
    Date Established: Aug. 2, 2000

  • Arthur Wright Associate Professor

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: David H. Ford
    Date Established: Oct. 23, 2017

  • Doris and Simon Konover Family Foundation Chair of Judaic Studies

    Professor: Avinoam Patt, PhD
    Donor: Doris and Simon Konover Family Foundation
    Date Established: Dec. 31, 2001

  • Emiliana Pasca Noether Chair in Modern Italian History

    Professor: Sergio Luzzatto, PhD
    Donor: Emiliana P. Noether
    Date Established: Dec. 29, 1986

  • Gladstein Distinguished Chair in Human Rights

    Professor: Richard A. Wilson, PhD
    Donor: Marsha Lilien Gladstein Foundation
    Date Established: June 30, 2005

  • Harold S. Schwenk Sr. Distinguished Chair in Chemistry

    Professor: Daniele Fabris, PhD
    Donor: Howard S. Schwenk Jr. and Paula H. J. Schwenk
    Date Established: Dec. 9, 1996

  • James and Carol Anderson Endowed Professor of Biology

    Established Via Bequest
    Donor: James B. and Carol P. Anderson
    Date Established: Jan. 17, 2017

  • James and Eleanor Gibson Professor in Ecological Psychology

    Established Via Bequest
    Donor: Michael Turvey and Claudia Carello
    Date Established: Sept. 18, 2014

  • James Barnett Professor in Humanistic Anthropology

    Professor: Richard Sosis, PhD
    Donor: Dennison J. Nash
    Date Established: Dec. 13, 2012

  • James L. and Shirley A. Draper Chair in American History

    Professor: Manisha Sinha, PhD
    Donor: James L. and Shirley A. Draper
    Date Established: Dec. 18, 2000

  • James T. and Iris E. Todd Professorship

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: James T. and Iris E. Todd
    Date Established: Nov. 15, 2016

  • Lynn Wood Neag Distinguished Visiting Professor of British Literature

    Professor: Kevin Morrison
    Donor: Ray and Carole Neag
    Date Established: June 30, 1997

  • Paul Krenicki Professor of Chemistry

    Professor: James F. Rusling, PhD
    Donor: John Krenicki Jr. and Donna M. Krenicki
    Date Established: Dec. 22, 2015

  • Prospero Chair in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: Sept. 25, 2019

  • Stuart and Joan Sidney Professor of Mathematics

    Professor: Jerzy Weyman, PhD
    Donor: Daniel Sidney, Raymond Sidney, Lawrence Sidney, and Jennifer Silva
    Date Established: April 17, 2009

  • Titania Chair in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: Sept. 25, 2019

SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

  • Arthur Andersen LLP Accounting Professor

    Professor: David P. Weber, PhD
    Donor: Arthur Andersen, LLP
    Date Established: Dec. 31, 1996

     

  • Auran J. Fox Chair in Business

    Professor: John A. Elliott, PhD
    Donor: Keith R. Fox
    Date Established: Dec. 26, 2000

  • Deloitte Foundation Professorship of Accounting

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Deloitte, LLP
    Date Established: March 31, 2014

  • Eversource Energy Chair in Business Ethics

    Professor: Robert C. Bird, JD
    Donor: Eversource Energy
    Date Established: Oct. 22, 1999

  • Eversource Energy Scholar in Entrepreneurship

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Eversource Energy
    Date Established: Feb. 4, 1987

  • Friar Chair in Leadership and Teams

    Professor: John Mathieu, PhD
    Donor: Patricia H. and Timothy K. Friar
    Date Established: Dec. 18, 2003

  • GE Professor of Business

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: General Electric
    Date Established: July 30, 2001

  • Gladstein Professor of Business and Innovation

    Professor: Chinmoy Ghosh, PhD
    Donor: Marsha Lilien Gladstein Foundation
    Date Established: Jan. 18, 2000

  • Richard F. Kochanek Professor of Accounting

    Professor: Michael Willenborg, PhD CPA
    Donor: Wendy Watkins and other School of Business alumni
    Date Established: Nov. 21, 2000

  • Robert Cizik Chair in Manufacturing and Technology Management

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Robert Cizik
    Date Established: June 1, 1996

  • Robert Cizik Professor in Manufacturing and Technology Management

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Robert Cizik
    Date Established: June 1, 1996

  • Thomas John and Bette Wolff Family Chair in Strategic Entrepreneurship

    Professor: Timothy B. Folta, PhD
    Donor: The Wolff Family
    Date Established: Sept. 13, 1984

  • Toscano Family Chair in Finance

    Professor: Yiming Qian, PhD
    Donor: Daniel D. and Tresa Toscano
    Date Established: June 2, 2014

  • Treibick Family Chair for the Connecticut Information Technology Institute

    Professor: Sulin Ba, PhD
    Donor: Richard Treibick
    Date Established: May 8, 2000

  • Voya Financial Chair

    Professor: Debanjan Mitra, PhD
    Donor: Voya Financial
    Date Established: April 28, 2000

  • Voya Financial Professorship

    Professor: Nicholas H. Lurie, PhD
    Donor: Voya Financial
    Date Established: April 28, 2000

NEAG SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

  • John and Maria Neag Professorship in Urban Education

    Professor: Preston C. Green III
    Donor: Ray and Carole Neag
    Date Established: April 28, 1999

  • Letitia Neag Morgan Chair for Educational Psychology

    Professor: Sally M. Reis, PhD
    Donor: Ray and Carole Neag
    Date Established: April 29, 2011

  • Neag Endowed Professor in Educational Policy

    Professor: Casey D. Cobb, PhD MS AB
    Donor: Ray and Carole Neag
    Date Established: April 28, 1999

  • Ray Neag Endowed Professor of Educational Leadership

    Professor: Richard L. Schwab, PhD
    Donor: Ray and Carole Neag
    Date Established: April 28, 1999

  • Ray Neag Endowed Professor of Teacher Education

    Professor: Suzanne M. Wilson, PhD
    Donor: Ray and Carole Neag
    Date Established: April 28, 1999

  • The Lynn and Ray Neag Endowed Chair for Talent Development

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Ray and Carole Neag
    Date Established: May 23, 1996

SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING

  • Charles H. Knapp Associate Professor

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Robert C. Knapp
    Date Established: June 27, 2012

  • Comcast Chair for CyberSecurity Innovation

    Professor: Amir Herzberg, PhD
    Donor: Comcast
    Date Established: May 13, 2015

  • CT Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy

    Professor: Radenka Maric, PhD
    Donor: Connecticut Innovations, Inc.
    Date Established: Aug. 28, 2003

  • CT Clean Energy Fund Professor of Sustainable Energy

    Professor: Chih-Jen (Jackie) Sung, PhD
    Donor: Connecticut Innovations, Inc.
    Date Established: Aug. 28, 2003

  • Eversource Energy Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering Education

    Professor: Kristina Wagstrom, PhD
    Donor: Eversource Energy
    Date Established: Oct. 25, 1999

  • Eversource Energy Assistant Professor in Environmental Engineering Education

    Professor: Ioulia (Julia) Valla, PhD
    Donor: Eversource Energy
    Date Established: Oct. 25, 1999

  • Eversource Energy Chair of Environmental Engineering

    Professor: Emmanouil N. Aganostou, PhD
    Donor: Eversource Energy
    Date Established: Jan. 12, 1999

  • Frederick H. Leonhardt Computer Science Chair

    Professor: Jinbo Bi, PhD
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: Nov. 18, 1983

  • General Electric Professor in Advanced Manufacturing

    Professor: S. Pamir Alpay, PhD
    Donor: General Electric
    Date Established: July 31, 2012

  • Krenicki Professor of Biomedical Engineering

    Professor: Ki H. Chon, PhD
    Donor: John Krenicki Jr. and Donna M. Krenicki
    Date Established: Aug. 3, 2010

  • Marianne E. Klewin Professor in Engineering

    Professor: Yaakov Bar-Shalom, PhD
    Donor: C.R. Klewin Construction Company
    Date Established: Dec. 31, 1996

  • Nicholas E. Madonna Professorship in Cyber-Physical Systems

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: June 29, 2011

  • Pratt & Whitney Chair in Design and Manufacturing

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: United Technologies Corporation
    Date Established: March 7, 2000

  • Raymond and Susan Petniunas Power Engineering Professorship

    Established Via Bequest
    Donor: Raymond V. and Susan E. Petniunas
    Date Established: Dec. 21, 2015

  • SNET Professor of Communications and Information Technologies

    Professor: Peter B. Luh, PhD
    Donor: Southern New England Telephone
    Date Established: Dec. 30, 1998

  • Synchrony Financial Chair in Cybersecurity

    Professor: Laurent Michel, PhD
    Donor: Synchrony Financial
    Date Established: June 30, 2016

  • United Technologies Corporation Chair in Advanced Systems Engineering

    Professor: George Bollas, PhD
    Donor: United Technologies Corporation
    Date Established: Nov. 19, 2013

  • United Technologies Corporation Chair in Fuel Cell Energy

    Professor: Prabhakar Singh, PhD
    Donor: United Technologies Corporation
    Date Established: March 7, 2000

  • United Technologies Corporation Chair of Thermal-Fluids Engineering

    Professor: Baki M. Cetegen, PhD
    Donor: United Technologies Corporation
    Date Established: March 7, 2000

  • United Technologies Corporation Professor in Systems Engineering

    Professor: Krishna Pattipati, PhD
    Donor: United Technologies Corporation
    Date Established: Aug. 18, 2011

  • United Technologies Corporation Professor of Advanced Materials Processing

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: United Technologies Corporation
    Date Established: March 7, 2000

  • United Technologies Corporation Professor of Computer Science and Engineering

    Professor: Sanguthevar Rajasekaran, PhD
    Donor: United Technologies Corporation
    Date Established: March 7, 2000

  • United Technologies Corporation Professorship in Advanced Systems Engineering

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: United Technologies Corporation
    Date Established: Nov. 19, 2013

  • The William B. Hewitt and Laura M. Hewitt Endowed Chair in Electrical Engineering

    Established Via Bequest
    Donor: William B. and Laura M. Hewitt
    Date Established: Feb. 25, 2009

SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS

  • Alice Murray Heilig Music Chair

    Established Via Bequest
    Donor: Charles E. Heilig Jr.
    Date Established: Dec. 29, 2000

  • Donna Krenicki Professorship in Design and Digital Media in the School of Fine Arts

    Professor: Heather Elliott-Famularo
    Donor: John Krenicki Jr. and Donna M. Krenicki
    Date Established: Dec. 22, 2015

SCHOOL OF LAW

  • Alva P. Loiselle Professor of Law

    Professor: Richard D. Pomp, JD
    Donor: Alva P. Loiselle, Law School Deans and Faculty
    Date Established: Nov. 10, 1987

  • Anthony J. Smits Professor of Global Commerce

    Professor: Steven Wilf, JD PhD
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: Feb. 1, 2012

  • Connecticut Mutual Professor of Law

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Multiple Donors
    Date Established: Dec. 20, 1985

  • Ellen Ash Peters Professor of Law

    Professor: Alexandra D. Lahav, JD
    Donor: Phillip I. Blumberg and Ellen Ash Peters
    Date Established: Feb. 1, 1990

  • George J. and Helen M. England Professor of Law

    Professor: Angel Oquendo, JD PhD
    Donor: William T. England
    Date Established: Feb. 11, 1992

  • Phillip I. Blumberg Professor of Law

    Professor: Peter Siegelman, PhD
    Donor: Phillip I. Blumberg and Multiple Donors
    Date Established: Jan. 12, 1999

  • Thomas F. Gallivan, Jr. Chair of Real Property Law

    Professor: Sara C. Bronin, JD
    Donor: Connecticut Attorneys Title Insurance Company and Multiple Donors
    Date Established: Oct. 26, 1982

SCHOOL OF NURSING

  • Robin Froman and Steve Owen Chair in Nursing

    Established Via Bequest
    Donor: Robin D. Froman and Steven Owen
    Date Established: Sept. 18, 2014

SCHOOL OF PHARMACY

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Endowed Chair in Mechanistic Toxicology

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Date Established: Dec. 22, 2005

  • Dr. Henry A. Palmer Endowed Professorship in Community Pharmacy Practice

    Professor: Marie A. Smith, PharmD
    Donor: Joseph Papa and Multiple Donors
    Date Established: Dec. 31, 2006

  • Pfizer Distinguished Chair in Pharmaceutical Technology

    Professor: Diane J. Burgess, PhD
    Donor: Pfizer, Inc.
    Date Established: June 17, 2004

SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK

  • Zachs Chair in Social Work

    Professor: Nina Rovinelli Heller, PhD
    Donor: Zachs Family Foundation
    Date Established: Oct. 8, 1999

UNIVERSITY-WIDE

  • Philip E. Austin Endowed Chair

    Professor: Stephen L. Ross, PhD
    Donor: Multiple Donors
    Date Established: April 17, 2007

  • Marsha Lilien Gladstein Visiting Professor of Human Rights

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: SGM Scholarship Foundation
    Date Established: Dec. 30, 1998

UCONN HEALTH

  • Albert and Wilda Van Dusen Chair in Academic Medicine

    Professor: Cato T. Laurencin, MD PhD
    Donor: Wilda Van Dusen
    Date Established: March 21, 2002

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Chair in Immunology

    Professor: Anthony T. Vella, PhD
    Donor: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Date Established: Oct. 2, 1984

  • Boehringer Ingelheim Professor in Cell Sciences

    Professor: Leslie Loew, PhD
    Donor: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    Date Established: Oct. 2, 1984

  • Chase Family Chair in Juvenile Diabetes

    Professor: Cem Demirci, MD
    Donor: David T. and Rhoda L. Chase ’06H; Cheryl A. Chase LAW ’78 and Stuart D. Bear; Arnold L. and Sandra M. Chase
    Date Established: March 2, 1984

  • Dr. Charles J. Burstone Professor

    Professor: Flavio Uribe, DDS MDS
    Donor: Dr. Charles J. Burstone
    Date Established: April 26, 2001

  • Dr. Manfred J. Sakel Distinguished Chair in Psychiatry

    Professor: Andrew Winokur, MD PhD
    Donor: Estate of Marianne Hartly
    Date Established: July 16, 2004

  • Dr. Thomas D. Taylor Chair in Prosthodontics

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: Jan. 31, 2011

  • Eversource Energy Chair in Experimental Oncology

    Professor: Pramod K. Srivastava, PhD MD
    Donor: Eversource Energy
    Date Established: Dec. 26, 1985

  • Harry and Helen Gray/Harry R. Gossling, MD Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Harry J. and Helen B. Gray
    Date Established: Sept. 22, 1988

  • Hartford Whalers' Chair in Children's Cancer

    Professor: Michael S. Isakoff, MD
    Donor: Hartford Whalers Hockey Club and the Hartford Whalers Wives
    Date Established: Jan. 1, 1986

  • Healey Chair in Medical Humanities and Bioethics

    Professor: Audrey R. Chapman, PhD MDiv STM
    Donor: University of Connecticut Health Center Auxiliary and the Healey Fund Committee
    Date Established: Sept. 30, 1993

  • Health Net, Inc. - American Red Cross Chair in Transfusion Medicine

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: Aug. 20, 1984

  • Health Net, Inc. Chair in Alcohol and Substance Abuse

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: Aug. 17, 1987

  • Health Net, Inc. Chair in Cancer Biology

    Professor: Daniel W. Rosenberg, PhD
    Donor: Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: Aug. 17, 1997

  • Health Net, Inc. Chair in Community Medicine and Public Health

    Professor: Doug Brugge, PhD MS
    Donor: Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: June 30, 1997

  • Health Net, Inc. Chair in Genetics and Developmental Biology

    Professor: Brenton R. Graveley, PhD
    Donor: Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: June 30, 1997

  • Health Net, Inc. Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology

    Professor: Richard H. Fortinsky, PhD
    Donor: Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: Sept. 20, 1989

  • Health Net, Inc. Chair in Human Genetics

    Professor: David W. Rowe, MD
    Donor: Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: Feb. 19, 1988

  • Health Net, Inc. Chair in Maternal-Fetal Medicine

    Professor: Winston Campbell, MD
    Donor: Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: Aug. 23, 1988

  • Herman Lopata Chair in Hepatitis Research

    Professor: George Y. Wu, MD PhD
    Donor: Frances Lopata, Roy Lopata, Peggy Lopata, and Edward Lopata
    Date Established: Jan. 1, 1993

  • James E.C. Walker, MD/Health Net, Inc. Chair in Primary Care

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: James E.C. Walker, MD and Audrey C.W. Walker; Health Net, Inc.
    Date Established: June 30, 1996

  • Janice and Rodney Reynolds Chair in Neurobiology

    Professor: Manuel A. Castro-Alamancos, PhD
    Donor: Janice B. and Rodney R. Reynolds
    Date Established: Feb. 13, 1981

  • John A. and Florence Mattern Solomon Endowed Chair in Vision Biology and Eye Diseases

    Professor: Royce Mohan, PhD
    Donor: John A. and Florence M. Solomon
    Date Established: March 9, 1984

  • John and Donna Krenicki Professor in Genomics and Personalized Healthcare

    Professor: Stormy J. Chaberlain, PhD
    Donor: John Krenicki Jr. and Donna M. Krenicki
    Date Established: Sept. 25, 2012

  • Linda and David Roth Chair for Cardiovascular Research

    Professor: Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo, MD
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: Dec. 1, 2003

  • Lockean Distinguished Chair in Mental Health Education, Research, and Clinical Improvement

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: Dec. 1, 2002

  • Murray-Heilig Chair in Molecular Medicine

    Professor: Andrew Arnold, MD
    Donor: Charles E. Heilig Jr., Alice M. Heilig, and Cheryl A. Heilig
    Date Established: May 1, 1996

  • Murray-Heilig Chair in Surgery

    Professor: David W. McFadden, MD
    Donor: Charles E. Heilig Jr. and Alice M. Heilig
    Date Established: Aug. 8, 1988

  • Pat and Jim Calhoun Associate Professor in Cardiology

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: Anonymous Donor
    Date Established: April 3, 2012

  • Ray Neag Distinguished Chair in Vascular Biology

    Professor: Bruce T. Liang, MD
    Donor: Ray and Carole Neag
    Date Established: April 28, 1999

  • Samuel "Sy" Birnbaum/Ida, Louis, and Richard Blum Chair in Psychiatry

    Professor: David C. Steffens, MD, MHS
    Donor: Samuel “Sy” Birnbaum, Ida Blum, Louis Blum, and Richard Blum
    Date Established: April 30, 2002

  • Scoville Chair in Neuroscience

    Professor: Riqiang Yan, PhD
    Donor: William Beecher Scoville Foundation, Inc.
    Date Established: April 13, 1976

  • State of Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education Chair in Infectious Diseases

    Professor: Kevin Dieckhaus, MD
    Donor: State of Connecticut Board of Governors for Higher Education
    Date Established: Oct. 18, 1988

  • The Travelers Chair in Geriatrics and Gerontology

    Professor: George A. Kuchel, MD
    Donor: The Travelers Companies Foundation, Inc.
    Date Established: Sept. 10, 1984

  • UConn Orthodontics Alumni/Nanda Orthodontics Chair

    Professor: Currently Vacant
    Donor: UConn Orthodontic Alumni Association
    Date Established: Oct. 15, 2001

This list was updated as of July 1, 2020. Every effort has been made to review the information included in this list. If information appears incorrectly, please bring it to our attention by contacting the Office of Donor Relations &  Stewardship at (860) 486-5000 or stewardship@foundation.uconn.edu.