Endowed Professorships

Georgia State Alumnus Ken Lewis Makes $5 Million Pledge To Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions

Georgia State University alumnus Kenneth D. Lewis (B.A.,’69), a longtime donor to his alma mater, has made his biggest gift yet, a $5 million pledge to the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions.

The nursing school was named for Lewis’ mother in 2003 when he created a major endowment funding faculty… more »

Henson Professor Charity Scott Joins Leadership of National Law Associations

Charity Scott, the Catherine C. Henson Professor of Law in Georgia State University’s College of Law, has joined the leadership of two national associations. She became a member of the board of directors of the American Society of Law, Medicine and Ethics and has been appointed as a section councilor in a new law section… more »

S. Tamer Cavusgil: Opening Doors for the Next Generation

Opening doors for the next generation GSU endowed chair supports students in honor of life-changing Fulbright

When a Georgia State University student takes his or her first international airplane flight, S. Tamer Cavusgil expects that student’s life to change. That’s what happened in 1970, as his journey to the United States led to an acclaimed… more »

Ken Bernhardt: Honoring a 30-year Link to Chick-fil-A

‘Giv a skolarship’ to honor 30 years with Chick-fil-A GSU professor marks three decades of work with Atlanta-based restaurant chain by endowing new marketing scholarship

Way before cows spelled poorly on billboards and other ads, Chick-fil-A sold almost exclusively through mall locations. To find out why sales were mixed, the Atlanta-based company turned to marketing… more »

Wurm Distinguished Professor Leads GSU Orchestra in “Figaro”

When the Georgia State University School of Music stages  “Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro)” this week, the audience will know what to expect in the farcical plot by the cues of the orchestral music.

Commanding those musical cues will be Michael Palmer, the Charles Thomas Wurm Distinguished Professor of Orchestral Studies… more »