Drs. Judith Van Houten,VT State EPSCoR Director, William Breck Bowden, Donna Rizzo and Taylor Ricketts were honored at the first-ever Investiture of UVM Endowed Professors on April 16, 2014 at the Ira Allen Chapel at the University of Vermont (UVM), representing three different colleges at UVM - - Arts & Sciences, the Rubinstein School of Environment and Natural Resources and the College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences. President Tom Sullivan has committed to doubling the number of endowed faculty positions by 2019. There are currently 84 endowed positions at UVM.
Dr. Van Houten holds the Perkins Professorship; Dr. Bowden holds the Robert F. and Genevieve B. Patrick Chair; Dr. Rizzo holds the Dorothean Chair of Engineering and Science and Dr. Ricketts holds the Gund Professorship of Ecological Economics.
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