Endowed Chairs and Professors

Messner Challenge update: Evans, Moorman family latest to endow new professorships

Alumni Dwight Evans and Wick Moorman, with his wife Bonnie. They've each established new endowed professorships to support faculty in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Alumni Dwight Evans and Charles “Wick” Moorman still remember the professors who taught them the fundamentals of civil engineering. Now they’re both establishing new endowed professorships in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering to ensure the very best faculty continue to inspire the next generation of students in the School.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Higginbothams answer Messner challenge, endow new professorship

Elizabeth and Bill Higginbotham at dusk with the Midtown Atlanta skyline in the background. (Photo: Gary Meek)

For William E. “Bill” Higginbotham, BCE 1976, it was a no-brainer. The opportunity to endow a professorship in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering "at half price" was to good a bargain.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Messners launch $5M faculty endowment challenge

Michael and Jenny Messner. (Photo Courtesy: The Messners)

Longtime School of Civil and Environmental Engineering supporters Jenny and Michael Messner have made a transformational donation that will match $5 million in gifts that support the School’s faculty.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Brown named new Carlton S. Wilder Assistant Professor

Joe Brown, who is the new Carlton S. Wilder Assistant Professor in the School as of July 1. (Photo: Gary Meek)

Joe Brown has been appointed the newest Carlton S. Wilder Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Monday, June 25, 2018
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