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  • Dyche Hall Distinguished Professor Search ProcessThere are two types of Distinguished Professors: Named professorships and University professorships. Named professorships are funded partly through an endowment, reflected in the title of the professor, while University professorships are funded entirely by KU. Nominations for University Distinguished Professors closed February 9, 2018. The selection process is underway.
  •                                          University Committee on Distinguished Professorships



    Term Expires

    Norman Akers

    Associate Professor, Visual Art


    Chris Beard

    Distinguished Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Biodiversity Institute


    Sharon Billings

    Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Kansas Biological Survey


    Charles Epp

    Distinguished Professor, Public Affairs and Administration


    David Farber

    Distinguished Professor, History


    Maryemma Graham

    Distinguished Professor, English


    Rick Hale

    Professor, Aerospace Engineering


    Barbara Kerr

    Distinguished Professor, Educational Psychology


    Christophe Royon

    Distinguished Professor, Physics and Astronomy


    Paulette Spencer

    Distinguished Professor, Mechanical Engineering


    Dave Tell

    Professor, Communication Studies


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