Scholarships and Endowments

Professorships & Endowed Chairs

Frederick E. Baer Professorship in Business

Discipline: Faculty - Business (broad-field) | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2005 by longtime University supporters Frederick and Patricia Baer, this gift provides assistance to a faculty member working in the broad-field area of business.

Patricia W. Baer Professorship in Education

Discipline: Faculty - Education | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2005 by longtime University supporters Frederick and Patricia Baer, this gift will provide assistance to a faculty member working in education.

John P. Blair Endowed Chair in Communication

Discipline: Faculty - Communication | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2003, this gift from Dorothy Blair and the Blair Foundation honors the nationally prominent role the late John Blair played in the radio and television advertising industry.

Austin E. Cofrin Professorship in Management

Discipline: Faculty - Management (broad-field) | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established in 2005 by Dr. David and Mary Ann Cofrin in memory of Dr. Cofrin's father, this professorship provides assistance to faculty specializing in the area of management.

Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professorship of Natural Sciences

Discipline: Faculty - Natural Sciences | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Dr. David and Mary Ann Cofrin established this award in 1985 in memory of their sister-in-law, the late Mrs. John Cofrin.

Frankenthal Professorship

Discipline: Faculty - General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Established by the Frankenthal family in 1980, this named professorship honors husband and father, the late Siegfried Frankenthal. The Frankenthal family owned and operated Packerland Packing Company until the family business was sold in 1978.

Philip J. and Elizabeth B. Hendrickson Professorship for Business

Discipline: Faculty - Business (broad-field) | Student: Not Applicable

Description: A gift from the Hendrickson's established this professorship in 1987. Mr. Hendrickson is a former president and CEO of KI. Mrs. Hendrickson, active in community philanthropy and civic causes, earned her master's degree at UW-Green Bay.

Herbert Fisk Johnson Professorship in Environmental Science

Discipline: Faculty - Environmental Studies | Student: Not Applicable

Description: This award was established in 1985 by Samuel C. Johnson and his wife Imogene in honor of Samuel's father. Herbert Fisk Johnson was the grandson of Samuel Curtis Johnson, founder of the Johnson Wax Company.

Ben J. and Joyce Rosenberg Professorship

Discipline: Faculty - General | Student: Not Applicable

Description: Gary Rosenberg and Barbara Rosenberg Shure established this award in memory of their parents, Ben J. and Joyce Rosenberg. The Rosenbergs were longtime residents of Green Bay and initiated philanthropic support for UW-Green Bay as early as 1967.