Faculty Support

Support Georgia Tech's faculty

A world-class faculty is the foundation of a world-class university. There are a number of ways your gifts can strengthen Georgia Tech, from nurturing and rewarding early-career professors to attracting and retaining distinguished senior academic leaders. Help us reach our goal of creating 100 new endowed professorships and chairs as part of Campaign Georgia Tech.

Dean's Chairs

Faculty Chairs
Dedicated to the incumbent dean of the respective college, Dean's Chairs enhance the ability to attract and retain leading educators to this senior position of academic administration. Named endowments from $2.5 million to $5 million.

School Chairs

Faculty Chairs
Dedicated to the incumbent school chair within a specified school, School Chairs enhance the ability to attract leading educators in this position of academic administration. Named endowments from $2.5 million.

Center Chairs

Faculty Chairs
Dedicated to the academic leader of a center or institute, Center Chairs enhance the ability to attract leading educators in this position of academic administration. Named endowments from $2.5 million.

Faculty Chairs

Faculty Chairs
The stature of an appointment to an endowed Faculty Chair is perhaps the highest recognition accorded a university faculty member. Chair holders draw talented students to the program, attract junior and senior faculty, stimulate innovative research, and leverage external funding. Named endowments from $1.5 million to $2 million.

Institute Chairs

Faculty Chairs
Institute Chairs are designated by the president where needed campus-wide, and may be reassigned to another college or school when vacated. Named endowments from $1.5 million.

GRA Chairs

Faculty Chairs
GRA Chairs/Eminent Scholars are made possible by the Georgia Research Alliance, which provides partial funding in strategic areas of academic endeavor to encourage economic development along with initial startup funds. Named endowments from $750,000 to $1 million.

Early-Career Professorships

Faculty Chairs
Early-Career Professorships provide
term-of-years appointments to attract and retain promising teacher-scholars who are in the early stage of their careers. Named endowments from $500,000 to $750,000.

Professorships of the Practice

Faculty Chairs
Professorships of the Practice attract eminently qualified leaders who have a distinguished record of professional accomplishment outside of academia, bringing their knowledge and expertise into the classroom. Named endowments from $500,000 to $750,000.
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