East Campus Faculty Awarded Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership

ewp-endowed-chairs-congrats-1516-groveA message from Stacey Johnson, President, East & Winter Park Campuses

We are pleased to announce the following distinguished professors and scholars from East Campus who have been awarded a 2015 – 2016 Valencia Foundation Endowed Chair for Learning Leadership:

Category I

  • Jocelyn Morales, counselor – University Club of Orlando Chair in Humanities $5,300
  • Diane Dalrymple, librarian – Freeda Foreman Chair in Collaborative and Creative Problem-Solving $4,600
  • Richard Gair, professor, reading – Abe and Tess Wise Endowed Chair in the Study of the Shoah $4,000
  • Deborah Howard, professor, mathematics – Lockheed Martin Chair in Mathematics $5,500
  • Robert McCaffrey, professor, graphic design – Sue Luzadder Chair in Communications $3,800
  • Elizabeth Wanielista, professor, office systems technology – John and Florence MacLeod Chair in Business $4,300

Category II

  • Heith Hennel, professor, information technology – Dr. P. Phillips Foundation Chair in Free Enterprise $6,200
  • Julie Phelps, professor, mathematics – Raymer F. Maguire Jr. Teaching Chair $20,400
  • Yasmeen Qadri, professor, education and Anna Saintil, professor, Student Life Skills – Dr. P. Phillips Foundation Chair in Education for the Physically Challenged $5,800
  • Suzanne Salapa, professor, dance – Universal Orlando Chair in Arts and Entertainment $3,200
  • Melissa Schreiber, professor, biology – Chesley G. Magruder Foundation Chair in Health and Life Science $1,700

Valencia Foundation Board of Directors approved the following East applicants to receive the Valencia Foundation Board Chair for Interdisciplinary Studies:

  • Steve Myers, professor, biology – Valencia Foundation Board Chair for Interdisciplinary Studies $5,000
  • Olga Vazquez, professor, biology – Valencia Foundation Board Chair for Interdisciplinary Studies $5,000

Please join us in congratulating the recipients in their notable achievements.

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