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Endowed Positions

Endowed chairs, professorships and fellowships bolster Northwest’s environment of excellence and enrich learning. They are a prestigious honor for faculty who have earned reputations as leaders in their disciplines. The endowed and named positions provide supplemental salary and support professional development, enhanced research, teaching methods, discoveries, student learning, curriculum development and other creative pursuits.

By increasing the number of endowed academic roles, Northwest solidifies its reputation by recruiting and retaining exceptional faculty. In the case of endowed positions, donors can select an area of interest to support.

For more information about establishing an endowed position, please contact the Office of University Advancement at 660.562.1248 or