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The Society of Foundation Professors

In 1987 the Eastern Kentucky University Foundation established a program to recognize "creative, self-motivated exemplars of the ideal college professor." All full-time tenured faculty are eligible for the two-year professorship which comes with an extra salary stipend of $5,000 a year. The selection is based on the University's standard criteria for promotion, tenure and merit. Selection currently is made by a committee composed of members of the Society of Foundation Professors.

2023-24 Society of Foundation Professor Officers

  • President-- Dr. Cynthia Resor
  • Vice President--Dr. Myra Beth Bundy
  • Secretary--Dr. Tom Appleton

For more information on how to become a Foundation Professor, visit Foundation Professorship Nominations, Evaluation, and Selection Procedures.

Foundation Professor Recipients

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