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Carey Term Chairs in Mathematics & other endowed and term chairs

[see also Scott Chair]

Endowed Chairs

  • Andrea Mitchell PIK University Professor
    • Robert Ghrist, 2008 -

     

  • Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor
    • David Harbater 7/1/06 -

     

  • E. Otis Kendall Professor
    • David Harbater 2/1/96 - 2006

     

  • Gustav C. Kuemmerle Professor
    • Richard V. Kadison 7/1/64 -

     

  • Samuel D. Schack Professor of Algebra
    • Florian Pop 7/1/11 -

     

  • Class of 1939 Professor
    • Julius Shaneson 2/1/95 -

 

Term Chairs

  • Davidson Kennedy Professor in the College, 1995-2003
    • Dennis DeTurck

     

  • Evan C Thompson Endowed Term Professor for Excellence in Teaching,
    • Dennis DeTurck, 2004-2007

     

  • Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor
    • Dennis DeTurck 2009-

     

  • Stephen A. Levin Dean of the College,
    • Dennis DeTurck 2014-
  • The Francis J. Carey Term Chairs in Mathematics

    Wm. Polk Carey, W'53, established the Francis J. Carey Term Professorship in Mathematics in 1985 to honor his brother, Francis (Frank) Carey, C'45, G'47, L'49, an undergraduate math major. A supporter of Penn for 30 years, Wm. Polk Carey is chairman of the board, director, and founder of W. P. Carey & Co., Inc., the largest company specializing in net leasing of corporate real estate in the U.S. The Carey family has a long history of supporting education, with particular emphasis on the College. Francis (Frank) Carey holds the position of Chair and Chief Executive Officer at W.P. Carey. Frank Carey served on the School of Arts and Sciences Board of Overseers from 1984 to 1990. Francis J. Carey III graduated from the College in 1973.

    • 1988 - 1995 Julius Shaneson
    • 1997 - 2002 Alexandre Kirillov
    • 2000 - 2001 Percy Deift
    • 2002 - 2007 Charles Epstein
    • 2002 - 2007 Wolfgang Ziller
    • 2007 - 2012 Ching-Li Chai

 

  • Merriam Term Professor of Mathematics
    • Robin Pemantle 2004 -

 

  • Class of 1965 Term Chair
    • Fan Chung 7/1/94 - 12/31/98

 

  • Robert I Williams Term Chair .
    • David Harbater 1/23/95 - 1/31/96