The MacArthur Foundation—one of the nation’s largest independent foundations—established a $1.2 million endowment to support an endowed chair that would rotate among the University of California campuses. The endowment has since generated seven system-wide chairs that rotate among the UC campuses in five-year increments. UC San Diego’s first allocation of these prestigious system-wide chairs will be from 2014 to 2019. Brown and Hafner-Burton will each be supported by a $1 million endowment for a five-year term....

First UC San Diego MacArthur Foundation Chair Holders Named

Sheldon Brown and Emilie Hafner-Burton will hold University of California endowed faculty chairs, each supported by a $1 million endowment

By Judy Piercey for the UC San Diego News Center on January 15, 2015

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http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/feature/first_uc_san_diego_macarthur_foundation...

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