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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.

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.

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

Endowed Faculty Positions

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

Alta Via Consulting

Alta Via Consulting Professor
Dr. Douglas Clinton
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 of Social Entrepreneurship
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

Kohl's Corporation

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

KPMG LLP

KPMG Professor 
Dr. Pamela Smith
Accountancy

PwC

PwC 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 Holding

Enterprise Holding Professor of Sales
Dr. Mark Groza
Marketing

White Lodging

White Lodging Professor of Sales
Dr. Robert Peterson
Marketing

Tony and Chris Speiser

Tony and Chris Speiser Faculty Fellow
Dr. Timothy Aurand
Marketing

Tony and Chris Speiser

Tony and Chris Speiser Faculty Fellow
Dr. Kathleen McFadden
OM&IS

Tony and Chris Speiser

Tony and Chris Speiser Faculty Fellow
Dr. Tammy Waymire
Accountancy

Dave and Joanne Weick

Dave and Joanne Weick Faculty Fellow
Dr. Charles Downing
OM&IS

Dave and Joanne Weick

Dave and Joanne Weick Faculty Fellow
Dr. Mark Riley
Accountancy