Topic: Endowed chair

Longhorn Network Earnings Draw Top Scholars in Philosophy, Math and Engineering

Sept. 12, 2012

Internationally renowned engineer and mathematician Francois Baccelli and philosopher Galen Strawson have been appointed to two new endowed chairs at The University of Texas at Austin, effective Sept. 1. The appointments make for a total of seven endowed academic chairs funded by earnings from the Longhorn Network.

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Dean Manuel J. Justiz Honored With $1.4 Million Endowed Chair

April 2, 2012

The Education Foundation Advisory Council for The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education has contributed $500,000 to create the $1.4 million Manuel J. Justiz Endowed Chair in Math, Science and Technology in Teacher Education. With fundraising ongoing, the endowment totals $1.4 million in gifts and pledges from 139 donors, making it one of the largest endowments in the college's history.

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Longs Give $1 Million to Butler School of Music

July 21, 2009

A $1 million gift from Austin community leaders and art philanthropists Teresa Lozano Long and Joe R. Long has created the Joe R. and Teresa Long Endowed Chair in Piano in the Butler School of Music in the College of Fine Arts at The University of Texas at Austin.

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$1.5 Million Will Help Create Tech-Savvy Teachers

Feb. 9, 2009

Philanthropists and long-time Texas education supporters John H. and Elizabeth "Libba" Shatto Massey have donated $1.5 million to The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education to create the Elizabeth Shatto Massey Endowed Chair in Education.

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