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The Power Generator
Trailblazing engineer, author, and advocate Jill Tietjen is ensuring that future engineers have the tools to succeed.
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Update  •  March 4, 2022
Nau Foundation Supports Establishment of 10 New Democracy Professorships at UVA
The University of Virginia Board of Visitors approved a resolution authorizing the establishment of 10 endowed professorships in the College of Arts & Sciences to be allocated among the history, politics, classics and philosophy departments.
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New University Professorship Will Encourage Cross-Grounds Entrepreneurial Efforts
The $5 million gift, from alumni Donna and Richard Tadler, will be matched with $5 million from the University’s Bicentennial Professorship Fund to support a distinguished scholar in the field of entrepreneurship.
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Saunders Family’s $10M Gift Creates Inaugural Endowed University Professorships
The gift will be matched by UVA’s Bicentennial Professors Fund, for a total investment of $20 million in the two inaugural University Professorships.
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A Strong Foundation
The University has long benefited from private foundation support. Today, these organizations continue to make important work at UVA possible.
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Alumni Couple’s Gifts Create Three Endowed Professorships Across Grounds
Recent gifts from a prominent alumni couple will position the University to attract and retain outstanding faculty at Darden, Law and College and Arts &Sciences.