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Endowed Professorship in Humanities/Social Sciences

Questions about the nomination process may be directed to the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at

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At the direction of President Killeen, UIC is in receipt of $2 million for the Presidential Humanities and Social Science Endowment at UIC. The proceeds from this endowment will be used to support up to two scholars as endowed professors in the humanities or social sciences engaged in the study of innovation and discovery.

Please note: The application deadline has passed for the current cycle. 

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October 3, 2023 Call for Proposals
January 15, 2024 Proposals due by 5:00 PM CST. Proposals will not be accepted past the deadline
April 15, 2024 Announcement of recipients
August 16, 2024 Appointment begins