Established in 2013, the title of Chancellor's Professor (formerly University Professor) is a campus-wide recognition of outstanding contributions primarily in a specific discipline, but exhibiting an interdisciplinary character enabling contributions in more than one department or college. For details about the Chancellor's Professor Designation, please see the academic policy.
A candidate for appointment as Chancellor's Professor is to be recommended to the Board of Trustees by the Chancellor. The purpose is to bestow on an individual an academic rank which transcends disciplinary lines and to allow each designated individual the greatest latitude in teaching, scholarship, and community engagement. For details about nominating an individual for this prestigious award, please see the academic procedure.