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F.R. Bigelow Professorship in Economics. Established by the F. R. Bigelow Foundation through gifts
and a bequest from Frederick R. Bigelow, Macalester College Trustee (1938–47).
Cargill Professorship in Agricultural Economics. Established through gifts from Cargill, Inc.
Harry M. Drake Distinguished Professorship in the
Humanities and Fine Arts (1998).
Established by Harry M. Drake, Class of 1950, to support a professorship in
the Humanities or the Fine Arts.
Karl Egge Professorship in Economics (2004). Established to honor Karl Egge’s thirty year
career at Macalester College. This endowment enables the College to engage
an accomplished leader in business and finance chosen for the ability to
serve as a teacher, mentor, and guide to students interested in those
Margaret W. Harmon Chair in Christian Theology and
Culture (1997). Established for a
distinguished teacher-scholar in theology and culture with a general
background in the history of Christian thought and a special focus on the
Reformed Protestant Tradition. The professor must be conversant with
contemporary philosophical or constructive theology and its wider
implications for the humanities and be willing to engage in ongoing
critical and constructive dialogue with representatives of other fields
within the academic study of religion, the other humanistic disciplines,
and wider interested publics beyond the academy. Qualifications include
excellence in and strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, scholarship,
and service to the College. Ability to work comfortably across academic
disciplines within the humanities is also desirable.
John S. Holl Distinguished Professorship (2000). Established through the estate of John S. Holl.
Hubert H. Humphrey Professorship in International
Affairs (1968). Established by the Andreas
Foundation, Crowdus Baker, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis L. Carlson, Henry Crown,
Kenneth Dahlberg, Charles Eglehard, B. C. Gamble, Joseph Foundation, Mr.
and Mrs. Norman B. Mears, the Paulucci family, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Phillips,
and DeWitt Wallace. The professorship is designed to strengthen
international education at Macalester by bringing to the campus
distinguished individuals in fields relating to international affairs.
Arnold Lowe Professorship in Ecumenical Studies. Established by members of the Dayton family of Minneapolis.
G. Theodore Mitau Professorship of the Social Sciences (1996). Established through a gift by Timothy A. Hultquist,
Class of 1972, former Chair of Macalester’s Board of Trustees (1995–2000), and his wife, Cynthia Mealhouse
Hultquist. The professorship provides compensation and a stipend for
scholarly activities. Preference will be given to a member of the political
science or economics department. The faculty member will hold the
professorship for a set term after which another faculty member will be
Edward John Noble Professorship in Economics. Established by a gift from the estate of Edward John Noble
and supplementary gifts from the IBM Corporation and DeWitt Wallace.
DeWitt Wallace Endowed Professorships. Established through a gift from Mr. Wallace, Class of 1911,
which provides supplementary stipends for the enrichment of teaching
ability. First appointments made to faculty members from the fields of
anthropology, chemistry, English, French, linguistics, and speech
James Wallace Professorships. Established by DeWitt Wallace in memory of his father for the
departments of history, political science, and religion.
O.T. Walter Professorship in Biology. Established through the gifts from colleagues, friends, and
former students of Dr. Walter, chairman of the biology department (1922–63), and DeWitt Wallace.