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Professorships

Atkins University Professorships

Mr. Olin Atkins established the Olin Atkins University Professorships Program, a faculty rewards program designed to help the University retain its best and brightest faculty and to make an investment in people. Atkins Professorship Details

Dunavant University Professorships (Arts & Sciences)

Dunavant Professorships are endowed by a generous gift from William Dunavant in honor of Dr. Ralph Faudree who was dean of the college from 1995-2000. The College of Arts and Sciences awards one to four professorships annually. Awardees receive $5,000 per year for three years to support their research programs. Since 1999, over forty Dunavant Professorships have been awarded. Dunavant Professorship Details

Faudree University Professorships

Mr. and Mrs. Jabie Hardin established the Ralph Faudree University Professorships Program to demonstrate their regard and support for Dr. Ralph Faudree, Provost at the University of Memphis (2001-2012). This is a faculty rewards program designed to help the University retain its best and brightest faculty and to advance the University's goal to become a first-rate urban research university. Faudree Professorship Details

First Horizon University Professorships

The First Horizon Foundation established the First Horizon University Professorships Program to help the University retain its best and brightest faculty and to advance the University's goal to become a first-rate urban research university. First Horizon Professorship Details

Freeburg University Professorships

Freeburg Professorships are endowed by a generous gift from Catherine and Charles Freeburg. The purpose of these professorships is to highlight and encourage outstanding research in the Humanities at the University of Memphis. Freeburg Professorship Details