Endowments

Generous financial donations from our former students, faculty and friends create faculty chairs, professorships  and fellowships. These positions, which are established from endowments or designated gifts of $25,000 or more, support the continued work of some of our most noteworthy faculty.

Faculty Chairs

  • Anwer Ahmed, Department of Accounting
    Ashley ’88 and David Coolidge ’87 Chair in Business
  • Murray R. Barrick, Department of Management
    Paul M. and Rosalie Robertson Chair in Business Administration
  • Leonard L. Berry, Department of Marketing
    M. B. Zale Chair in Retailing and Marketing Leadership
  • Wendy R. Boswell, Department of Management
    Jerry and Kay Cox Endowed Chair in Business
  • Ricky W. Griffin, Department of Management
    Jeanne and John R. Blocker Chair in Business Administration
  • Michael A. Hitt, Department of Management
    Joe B. Foster ’56 Chair in Business Leadership
  • R. Duane Ireland, Department of Management
    Carroll and Dorothy Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership
  • Sanjay Jain, Department of Marketing
    JCPenney Chair in Marketing and Retailing Studies
  • Shane A. Johnson, Department of Finance
    Thomas W. Leland Memorial Chair in Finance
  • Mary Lea McAnally, Department of Accounting
    Philip W. Ljungdahl/PwC Chair in Accounting
  • Lynn L. Rees, Department of Accounting
    J. Rogers Rainey, Jr. and Kathleen L. Rainey Class of 1944 Chair in Accounting
  • Venkatesh Shankar, Department of Marketing
    Brandon C. Coleman, Jr. ’78 Endowed Chair in Marketing
  • Bala Shetty, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Paula and Steve Letbetter ’70 Chair in Business
  • Chelliah Sriskandarajah, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Hugh Roy Cullen Chair in Business Administration
  • Jerry R. Strawser, Department of Accounting
    Development Council Dean’s Chair in Business
    KPMG Chair in Accounting
  • Robert H. Strawser, Department of Accounting
    Arthur Andersen Chair in Accounting
  • Edward P. Swanson, Department of Accounting
    Nelson D. Durst Chair in Accounting Education
  • Senyo Tse, Department of Accounting
    Thomas W. Leland/Oscar A. Weinke Chair in Accounting
  • P. Rajan Varadarajan, Department of Marketing
    Ford Chair in Marketing and E-Commerce

Professorships

  • James J. Benjamin, Department of Accounting
    Arthur Andersen Professorship in Accounting
    Deloitte Leadership Professorship in Accounting
  • Audra Boone, Department of Finance
    Gina and William H. Flores ’76 Endowed Professorship in Finance
  • Haipeng “Allan” Chen, Department of Marketing
    John E. Pearson Professorship in Business Administration
  • Cydney C. Donnell, Department of Finance
    Julio S. Laguarta Professorship in Real Estate
  • Gary A. Giroux, Department of Accounting
    Deborah D. Shelton Accounting Systems Professorship
  • James W. Kolari, Department of Finance
    Chase Professor in Finance
  • Xenophon Koufteros, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Jenna and Calvin R. Guest Professor in Business Administration
  • Subodha Kumar, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Carol and G. David Van Houten, Jr. ’71 Professorship
  • Dennis R. Lassila, Department of Accounting
    Deborah D. Shelton Professorship in Taxation
  • Martha L. Loudder, Department of Accounting
    A.P. and Earline Wiley Professorship in Business
  • Arvind Mahajan, Department of Finance
    Lamar Savings Professorship in Finance
  • Annie L. McGowan, Department of Accounting
    Deloitte Professional Program Director’s Professorship
  • Richard Metters, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Tenneco Professorship in Business Administration
  • Clair J. Nixon, Department of Accounting
    PwC Accounting Excellence Professorship
  • Michael W. Pustay, Department of Management
    Anderson Clayton & Co. and the Clayton Fund Professorship in Business
  • Suresh Ramanathan, Department of Marketing
    David R. Norcom ’73 Professorship
  • Alina Sorescu, Department of Marketing
    Rebecca U. ’74 and William S. Nichols, III ’74 Professorship
  • Sorin Sorescu, Department of Finance
    Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor of Finance
  • Laszlo Tihanyi, Department of Management
    B. Marie Oth Professorship in Business Administration
  • Dechun Wang, Department of Accounting
    Ernst & Young Professorship in Accounting
  • Connie D. Weaver, Department of Accounting
    KPMG Professorship in Accounting
  • Richard W. Woodman, Department of Management
    Lawrence E. Fouraker Professorship in Business Administration
  • Manjit S. Yadav, Department of Marketing
    Macy’s Foundation Professorship
  • Asgar Zardkoohi, Department of Management
    T.J. Barlow Professorship in Business Administration

Faculty Fellows

  • Leonard Bierman, Department of Management
    Mays Research Fellow
  • Steve Boivie, Department of Management
    Mays Research Fellow
  • Yong Chen, Department of Finance
    Republic Bank Fellowship
  • Lorraine Eden, Department of Management
    Mays Research Fellow
  • James C. Flagg, Department of Accounting
    Carroll W. Phillips Faculty Fellowship
  • Neil Geismar, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Mays Research Fellow
  • Charles E. Gilliland, Department of Finance
    Helen and O.N. Mitchell, Jr. Faculty Fellowship in Real Estate
  • Richard L. Haney, Jr., Department of Finance
    Carlton D. Stolle Faculty Fellowship
  • Gregory Heim, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Mays Research Fellow
  • Thomas O. Jackson, Department of Finance
    G. Steven Dawson Fellowship
  • Ram Janakiraman, Department of Marketing
    Mays Teaching Fellow
  • ‘Jon Jasperson, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Mays Teaching Fellow
  • Michael Ketzenberg, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Mays Research Fellow
  • Michael R. Kinney, Department of Accounting
    KPMG Faculty Fellowship
  • Rogelio Oliva, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Ford Faculty Fellowship
  • Daria Panina, Department of Management
    Mays Teaching Fellow
  • Janet Turner Parish, Department of Marketing
    Mays Teaching Fellow
  • Nate Y. Sharp, Department of Accounting
    Mays Research Fellow
  • Nancy Simpson, Business Undergraduate Special Programs
    Mays Teaching Fellow
  • Dwayne Whitten, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Mays Teaching Fellow
  • Christopher J. Wolfe, Department of Accounting
    KPMG Faculty Fellowship