Carter G. Woodson Professorship

Carter G. Woodson Professorship

SIF174 Carter G. Woodson Professorship

Project Manager: Robert Vinson

Approved: December 2020

This award provides funding to create a quasi-endowment in support of a new Carter G. Woodson professorship.

Project Dates: 7/01/2021 – 6/30/2024

Funding Awarded: $3,000,000

Executive Summary:

One of the goals of the 2030 Strategic Plan is to recruit and retail excellent and diverse faculty, who are or will be leaders in their field.  The goal of this SIF award is to bring in a new distinguished full professor to the department of African-American and African Studies in the College of Arts & Sciences.

Current Status: Active


There are plans to hire a new endowed professor in AY 2022-23.