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Professorships, Fellowships & Chairs

Named professorships, fellowships and chairs allow the university to provide additional salary and research support needed to attract, retain, and recognize preeminent faculty, which in turn, benefits Northern's students and programs.

For more information please contact Anthony D'Andrea, Director of Development and Senior Gift & Estate Planning Officer at (815) 753-1736.



Endowed Faculty Positions

Endowed faculty positions, support in perpetuity, the outstanding excellence of specific university programs and assist the institution in recruiting and supporting the best teacher-scholars in the country. The College of Business is honored to currently offer four endowed faculty positions:

• Donald E. Kieso Endowed Chair in Accountancy
• William Doyle Endowed Professorship in Accountancy
• Jones, Diedrich, Mennie Endowed Professorship in Finance
• KPMG Endowed Professorship in Accountancy more...

Alta Via Consulting

  Alta Via Consulting Professor
  Dr. Douglas Clinton
  Accountancy


Burge Family

  Burge Family Faculty Fellow
  Dr. Chih-Chen Lee
  Accountancy


Caterpillar

  Caterpillar Professor
  Dr. Natalie Churyk
  Accountancy


Crowe Horwath

  Crowe Horwath Professor
  Dr. James Young
  Accountancy


Deloitte

  Deloitte Professor
  Dr. Donald Tidrick
  Accountancy


Gaylen and Joanne Larson

  Gaylen and Joanne Larson Professor
  Dr. Rebecca Shortridge
  Accountancy


Bill and Paula LeRoy

  Bill and Paula LeRoy Professor
  Dr. Christine Mooney
  Management


Grant Thornton

  Grant Thornton Professor
  Dr. Timothy West
  Accountancy


HSBC

  HSBC Professor
  Dr. Chih-Chen Lee
  Accountancy


Donald and Donna Kieso

  Kieso Professor
  Dr. Katrina Mantzke
  Accountancy


KPMG LLP

  KPMG Professor
  Dr. Pamela Smith
  Accountancy


PricewaterhouseCoopers

  PricewaterhouseCoopers Professor
  Dr. David Sinason
  Accountancy


Northern Illinois University

  Board of Trustees Professor
  Dr. Pamela Smith
  Accountancy


Northern Illinois University

  Board of Trustees Professor
  Dr.Gerald Jensen
  Finance


Jones, Diedrich, Mennie

  Endowed Professor of Finance
  Dr. Gerald Jensen
  Finance


Enterprise Rent-A-Car Corporation

  Enterprise Rent-A-Car Professor of Sales
  Dr. Rick Ridnour
  Marketing


White Lodging

  White Lodging Professor of Sales
  Dr. Robert Peterson
  Marketing


Kohl's Corporation

  Kohl's Corporation Professor of Retail Marketing
  Dr. Mark Rosenbaum
  Marketing