Definitions for "endowed chair"
a distinction awarded by the University to a scholar or teacher in recognition of past and potential original contributions to the individual's academic discipline
a highly honored academic position that acknowledges a professor's excellence and provides invaluable research support
a mark of distinction in universities across the nation
a perquisite, supported by income from an endowed fund established by gifts
a relatively unique form for an alumni gift and was the idea of Anson Beard Jr
a very special gift that enables the Chamber Music Society to engage artists of the highest caliber for our concerts
a privileged postion--a position of intellectual leadership within not only a department, but also the wider college and university and the national community
a singular opportunity to recognize and sustain innovative intellectual work
Keywords:  coveted, highly, position
a highly coveted position