Endowed Professorships

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Eliza Kingsley Arter Chair of English

The income from this fund, established by Frank A. Arter, is used to support a professorship in the English Department.

Francis Asbury Arter Chair of Mathematics

The income from this fund, established by Frank A. Arter, Class of 1864, is used to support a professorship in the Mathematics Department.

B

Lyle and Mary Biehler Chair in Modern Languages

The income from this fund, established by Lyle Biehler in honor of his beloved wife, Mary Hilderbrand ’21, a dedicated teacher of French, Latin, and English, is used to support a chair in the modern languages.

Arthur E. Braun Chair of Political Science

The income from this fund, established by a grant from the Buhl Foundation of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is used to support a professorship in the Political Science Department.

Eila V. Bush Endowed Professorship in Art

The income from this fund, established by Patricia Bush Tippie, Class of 1956, and her husband Henry B. Tippie, in memory of Mrs. Tippie’s mother, Eila V. Bush, is used to support a professorship in the Art Department.

C

Truman D. Collins Chair of Philosophy and Education

The income from this fund, established by Dr. Truman D. Collins, is used to support an endowed professorship in the Philosophy Department.

E

Brett ’65 and Gwendolyn ’64 Elliott Professorship for Interdisciplinary Fund

The income from this fund, established by Brett Elliott, Class of 1965, and Gwendolyn Terhune Elliott, Class of 1964, provides support for an interdisciplinary professorship.

H

Paul E. Hill and Mildred L. Hill Chair of Chemistry

A professorship supported by the income from the Paul E. Hill, Class of 1917, and Mildred L. Hill Memorial Fund.

L

Harry A. Logan, Sr., Professorship of American History

The income from this fund, established by Helen T. Logan and Harry A. Logan, Jr. in memory of Harry A. Logan, Sr., is used to support a distinguished tenured faculty member in the History Department whose teaching and scholarship focus primarily on American History. If no faculty in American History are eligible, the fund may be used to support a faculty member in the History Department with a non American focus.

M

Frank T. McClure Chair of Greek and Latin

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Frank T. McClure, Class of 1899, is used to support a professorship in the Greek and Latin languages.

N

National Endowment for the Humanities Chair

The income from this fund, established by the National Endowment for the Humanities, along with matching funds from friends of the College, is used to support a professorship to recognize scholarly achievements by Allegheny College faculty members in the humanities and to provide opportunity for further scholarly activities. The chair may be held for up to three consecutive years by the same faculty member.

Christine Scott Nelson ’73 Endowed Professorship in Environmental Science

This fund, established by Christine Scott Nelson, Class of 1973, is used to support a professorship in the Environmental Science Department.

Mary M. Newton Chair of Physics and Astronomy

The income from this fund, established by Mary M. Newton, is used to support a professorship for Physics and Astronomy.

R

Andrew Wells Robertson Chair of Economics

The income from this fund, established by the Westinghouse Corporation in honor of Andrew W. Robertson, Class of 1906, is used to support an endowed professorship in the Economics Department.

S

Clarence and Helena Mumaw Schwartz Professorship in the Natural Sciences

The income from this fund, established through a bequest of Helena Mumaw Schwartz, Class of 1936, and her husband Clarence J. Schwartz, Class of 1933, is used to attract and retain outstanding teachers/mentors in biology and the related life sciences.

Robert G. Seddig Chair in Law and Policy

This fund, established through a bequest from Robert Bruce Dotson in memory of his daughter Betsy Dotson, Class of 1974, and in honor of Professor Emeritus Robert Seddig, is used to support an endowed professorship.

Frederick F. Seely Chair of English Literature

The income from this fund, established by Cassandra M. and George M. Henderson, Class of 1950, is used to support a professorship in the English Department.

Thomas M. and Sarah Stewart St. Clair Professorship

The income from this fund, established by Thomas M. St. Clair, Class of 1957, and Sarah Stewart St. Clair, Class of 1959, shall enhance the stature and support of a distinguished faculty member providing leadership in Allegheny College’s comprehensive program encompassing the First Year/Sophomore Seminars, the Junior Seminar, and the Senior Project (or successor programs). These programs are designed to ensure that all Allegheny graduates are equipped to think critically, to communicate clearly and persuasively, and to meet challenges in a diverse and ever changing world. Appointments to the St. Clair Professorship will be made by the President in consultation with the Provost for periods not to exceed five consecutive years for an individual.

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Bishop James Mills Thoburn Chair of Religious Studies

The income from this fund, established by the Western Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church, is used to support a chair of religious studies.

Henry B. and Patricia Bush Tippie Professorship

The Tippie Professorship was established by Henry B. and Patricia Bush Tippie, Class of 1956, to enhance the stature and support of a distinguished faculty member in the humanities or social sciences at Allegheny College. The income from this fund makes it possible to offer enhanced compensation in recognition of the unusual contributions that the chairholder makes to teaching, scholarship, and life at the College. Initial appointments to the Tippie Chair will be made by the President in consultation with the Dean for a period of five years, with the possibility of renewal.

Patricia Bush Tippie Endowed Professorship in Economics

The income from this fund, established by Henry B. Tippie and Patricia B. Tippie ’56, provides support for outstanding faculty members at Allegheny College, enabling him or her to offer the highest level of instruction to Allegheny College students. The fund recipient shall be selected by the President of the College in consultation with the Provost.