Faculty Support

Faculty Support
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.
Faculty Support
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.
Faculty Support
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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Update  •  March 9, 2020
New Investment Continues Momentum of Bicentennial Professors Fund
The University of Virginia will invest an additional $50 million into the Bicentennial Professors Fund, which uses University matching funds to multiply the impact of philanthropic support for endowed professorships.
Philip Bourne, Data Science Dean
Update  •  January 9, 2020
Gift Advances Stephenson Dean’s Endowment at School of Data Science
The University of Virginia’s newly established School of Data Science has received a $3 million gift from Scott and Beth Stephenson to support the establishment of the Stephenson Dean of the School of Data Science.
Early Childhood Education
Update  •  September 30, 2019
$10 Million Education School Gift Supports Early Childhood Education
UVA's School of Education and Human Development announced a $10 million gift from Jane Batten to support professorships and fellowships in early childhood education.