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Recognized Centers and Chairs of Excellence

The University of Memphis has been designated by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission as a location for centers and chairs of excellence. The units listed below receive special funding by the state in recognition of their status.

Centers of Excellence

  • Center for Applied Psychological Research
  • Center for Earthquake Research and Information
  • Center for Research in Educational Policy
  • Center for Research Initiatives and Strategies for the Communicatively Impaired
  • Center of Excellence in Egyptian Art and Archaeology
Chairs of Excellence
  • Arthur Andersen and Company Alumni Chair in Accounting
  • Bornblum Chair in Judaic Studies
  • Federal Express Chair in Management Information Systems
  • W. Harry Feinstone Chair in Molecular Biology
  • Morris S. Fogelman Chair in Real Estate
  • Helen and Jabie Hardin Chair of Economics/Managerial Journalism
  • Jabie Sanford Hardin III Chair in Combinatorics
  • Herbert Herff Chairs in Biomedical Engineering I and II
  • Herbert Herff Chair in Law
  • Dorothy K. Hohenberg Chair in Art History
  • William A. and Ruth F. Loewenberg Chair in Nursing
  • Plough Chair of Excellence in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
  • William M. Morris Chair in International Economics
  • Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair in English
  • Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair in Philosophy
  • Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair in Psychology
  • Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair in Urban Education
  • Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. Chair in Sales
  • Sparks Family Chair in International Business
  • Thompson-Hill Chair in Accounting
  • University of Memphis Chair in Free Enterprise Management
  • Robert Wang Chair in International Business
  • Wunderlich Chair in Finance
  • Chair of Excellence for Fogelman Family
  • Chair of Excellence in Sustainable Real Estate in Fogelman College of Business and Economics

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Library Facilities
Information Technology
Benjamin Hooks Institute for Social Change
Bureau of Business and Economic Research
Center for Applied Psychological Research
Center for Earthquake Research and Information
Center for Health Services Research
Center for Manpower Studies
Center for Research in Educational Policy
Center for Research on Women
Center for the Study of Higher Education
Center for Urban Research and Extension
Chucalissa Indian Village and Museum (C.H. Nash Museum)
DNA Laboratory
Ecological Research Center
Edward J. Meeman Biological Station
Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
Institute for Intelligent Systems
Integrated Microscopy Center
Marcus W. Orr Center for the Humanities
Regional Economic Development Center
Speech and Hearing Center
Other Research Units
Recognized Centers and Chairs of Excellence

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