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Endowed Academic Positions

Arts & Sciences

Webster Lance Benham Endowed Memorial Professorship
Professorship held by Kourosh Tavakoli

Katherine and Mary Clary Chair of Creative Writing
Chair holder to be named

Darbeth Whitten Endowed Chair in History
Chair held by Richard Johnson


American Floral Service Marketing Endowed Chair
Chair held by Mike Williams

R. Anthony Endowed Chair in Competitive Enterprises
Chair held by Bob Greve

Burwell Endowed Chair
Chair held by James Ma

B.C. Clark, Jr. Endowed Chair in the Meinders School of Business
Chair held by Meredith Wegener and Jonathan Willner

Jack Conn Endowed Chair in Meinders School of Business
Chair held by Eddward Herron

Henry James Freede Endowed Professorship
Professorship held by Jacob Dearmon and Evan Shough

K. Hendrick Endowed Chair in Marketing & Management
Chair held by James Guzak and Carol Howard

Norick Endowed Chair in Marketing
Chair held by Jason Flores

Warren K. Watson, Sr. Endowed Chair in Management
Chair holder to be named


Judge Robert Henry Endowed Chair 
Chair holder to be named


Kerr Constitutional Endowed Law Chair
Chair holder to be named

Robert S. Kerr, Jr. Natural Resources/Environmental Law Chair
Chair holder to be named

Law Dean Position Endowment
Dean Valerie Couch

Law School Energy Endowment
Recipient to be named

Charles Nesbitt Awards Endowment
Recipient to be named

Norman & Edem Endowed Professorship
Professorship to be named


Wanda L. Bass Music Endowed Chair
Chair holder to be named

Wanda L. Bass Organ Endowed Chair
Chair holder to be named

Florence Birdwell Endowed Chair
Chair holder to be named

Busey Education Chair
Chair held by Michael Raiber

Ann Hundley Hoover Endowed Chair
Chair held by Mark Parker

OUMF - Eleanor Lou Carrithers Chair in Composition & Writing 
Chair holder to be named


Nursing Dean's Endowed Chair
Chair held by Lois Salmeron


Ollie & Claude Bell Endowed Professorship in Church History
Professorship held by John Starkey

Endowed Chair in Islamic Studies
Chair held by Imad Enchassi

Vernon V. Harris Endowed Chair in Christian Education
Chair held by Leslie Long

Paul W. Milhouse Endowed Religion Professorship
Chair held by John Starkey

Oakerhater Endowed Chair
Chair holder to be named

OUMF - Old Testament Endowed Chair
Chair held by Lisa Wolfe

Margaret K. Replogle Endowed Religion Professorship
Professorship held by Sharon Betsworth

Francis Riley and Martha Washington Riley Endowed Chair in Religion
Chair held by Sharon Betsworth

Don Schooler Memorial Endowed Professorship
Professorship held by Lisa Wolfe

Owen & Vivian Wimberly Endowed Professorship in Christian Thought
Professorship held by Mark Davies

Wimberly Endowed Chair for Professor of Religion and Ethics/Dean for the School of Religion
Professorship held by Mark Davies and Sharon Betsworth