Endowments

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

Faculty Chairs

  • Anwer Ahmed, James Benjamin 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
  • Albert A. Cannella, Jr., Department of Management
    Blue Bell Creameries Chair in Business
  • Daniel Cohen, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Arthur Andersen Chair in Accounting
  • David A. Griffith, Department of Marketing
    Hallie Vanderhider Chair in Business
  • Ricky W. Griffin, Department of Management
    Jeanne and John R. Blocker Chair in Business Administration
  • R. Duane Ireland, Department of Management
    Carroll and Dorothy Conn Chair in New Ventures Leadership
  • Shane A. Johnson, Department of Finance
    Thomas W. Leland Memorial Chair in Finance
  • Eli Jones, Department of Marketing
    Peggy Mays Eminent Scholar Chair in Business
  • Shane A. Johnson, Department of Finance
    Thomas W. Leland Memorial Chair in Finance
  • Richard Metters, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Paul M. and Rosalie Robertson Chair in Business Administration
  • John Robinson, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Patricia ’77 & Grant ’77 Sims Chair
  • Venkatesh Shankar, Department of Marketing
    Brandon C. Coleman, Jr. ’78 Endowed Chair in Marketing
  • Bala Shetty, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Cullen Trust for Higher Education Chair in Business Administration
  • Alina Sorescu, Department of Marketing
    Paula and Steve Letbetter ’70 Chair in Business
  • Sorin Sorescu, Department of Finance
    Foreman R. & Ruby Bennett Chair in Business Administration
  • Hari Sridhar, Department of Marketing
    Joe B. Foster ’56 Chair in Business Leadership
  • Chelliah Sriskandarajah, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Hugh Roy Cullen Chair in Business Administration
  • Jerry R. Strawser, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    KPMG Chair in Accounting
  • Edward P. Swanson, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Nelson D. Durst Chair in Accounting Education
  • Laszlo Tihanyi, Department of Management
    Robyn L. ’89 and Alan B. Roberts ’78 Chair in Business
  • Senyo Tse, James Benjamin 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
  • Dechun Wang, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Philip Ljungdahl / PwC Chair

Professorships

  • James J. Benjamin, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Arthur Andersen Professorship in Accounting
    Deloitte Leadership Professorship in Accounting
  • Steven Boivie, Department of Management
    Marie Oth Professorship in Business Administration
  • Christa H.S. Bouwman, Department of Finance
    Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor of Finance
  • Stephen H. Courtright, Department of Management
    John E. Pearson Professorship in Business Administration
  • Cynthia E. Devers, Department of Management
    Lawrence E. Fouraker Professorship in Business Administration
  • Cydney C. Donnell, Department of Finance
    Julio S. Laguarta Professorship in Real Estate
  • Neil Geismar, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Center for Executive Development Professorship in Business Administration
  • Jeremiah R. Green, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Ernst & Young Professorship
  • Gregory R. Heim, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Janet and Mark H. Ely ’83 Professorship
  • Michael Ketzenberg, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Center for Executive Development Professorship in Business Administration
  • Hwagyun (Hagen) Kim, Department of Finance
    Rogers Rainey and Annie Bob Rainey class of 1905 Professorship of Banking and Finance
  • James W. Kolari, Department of Finance
    Chase Professor in Finance
  • Adam C. Kolasinski, Department of Finance
    James W. Ashton Republic Bank Professorship in Finance
  • Xenophon Koufteros, Department of Information and Operations Management
    Jenna and Calvin R. Guest Professor in Business Administration
  • Dennis R. Lassila, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Deborah D. Shelton Professorship in Taxation
  • Arvind Mahajan, Department of Finance
    Lamar Savings Professorship in Finance
  • Mary Lea McAnally, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    PwC Accounting Excellence Professorship
  • Annie S. McGowan, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Gina and William H. Flores ’76 Endowed Professorship in Business
  • Sean McGuire, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Ernst & Young Professorships
  • Rogelio Oliva,Department of Information and Operations Management
    Bob ’85 and Kelly Jordan ’86 Professorship in Business
  • J. Russell Peterson,Howard Horne ’47
    Endowed Clinical Professorship in Commercial Real Estate
  • Nathan Y. Sharp, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    PwC Professorship
  • Michael Shaub, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    Deloitte Professional Program Director’s Professorship
  • Connie D. Weaver, James Benjamin Department of Accounting
    KPMG Professorship in Accounting
  • Mike Withers, Department of Management
    Gina and Anthony Bahr ’91 Professorship in Business
  • Christopher J. Wolfe, Department of Accounting
    Deborah D. Shelton Accounting Systems Professorship
  • Manjit S. Yadav, Department of Marketing
    Macy’s Foundation Professorship