2010-2011 Endowed Chair Professors and Scholars

The following was posted on the Valencia Foundation Blog

2010-2011 endowed chair professors and scholars

Posted on June 16, 2010 by Donna Marino

Valencia educators are encouraged to remain current and continually improve discipline knowledge. With these endowed chairs, our faculty are given the opportunity to examine the effectiveness of their teaching, counseling, librarianship and assessment techniques as they influence student learning.

Congratulations to the following Distinguished Professors and Scholars, who have been awarded a 2010-11 Valencia Foundation Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership.

Distinguished Professors

Fitzroy Farquharson: Lockheed Martin Chair in Mathematics

Richard Gair: Abe and Tess Wise Endowed Chair in the Study of the Shoah

Deymond Hoyte: Bank of America Chair in Business Management

Ilyse Kusnetz: Sue Luzadder Chair in Communications

Yasmeen Qadri: Patricia Havill Whalen Chair in Social Sciences

Richard Sansone: Howard L. Palmer Chair in Foreign Languages

Russell Takashima: Raymer F. Maguire Jr. Chair in Mathematics

Rachel Waite: University Club of Orlando Chair in Humanities

Distinguished Scholars

Colin Archibald: SunGard Endowed Teaching Chair in Computer Science

Ralph Clemente: Walt Disney World Chair in Film Technology

Debbie Garrison / Susan Dauer: Maguire Family Teacher Endowed Chair

Carin Gordon: Cliff and Daisy Whitehill Chair in Legal Studies

Deidre Holmes DuBois: Raymer F. Maguire Jr. Endowed Chair in Communications

Jim Inglis: Central Florida Hotel & Lodging Association Chair in Hospitality Management

Lisa Macon: Dr. P. Phillips Foundation Chair in Education in Free Enterprise

James May: Jessie and Eugene Drey Endowment of the English-Speaking Union/Central Florida Branch Chair in English and Humanities

Robert McCaffrey: University Club of Orlando Chair in Advanced Computer Technology

Pierre Pilloud: Central Florida Restaurant Association Chair in Restaurant and Food Management

Suzanne Salapa: Universal Orlando Chair in Arts and Entertainment

Many thanks to the dedicated individual and corporate partners who have created and supported the endowed chair program. Valencia Community College and our students benefit from the kindness of philanthropic individuals, corporations and organizations that are deeply rooted in our community.

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