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A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank and possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills
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professor

Academia A member of the faculty at an institution of higher learning who has attained its highest possible academic rank, who possesses special knowledge in an occupation requiring special skills. See 'Chair. '. Cf, Lecturer.
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These professorships will help the computer science department continue to push forward and thrive, across all frontiers of computation."
Over the past year, a number of alumni have come together to provide the $3 million needed to endow such a professorship, which both acknowledges Mathios' contributions to Cornell and the College of Human Ecology, and continues the promising legacy of faculty renewal he began a decade ago.
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The rare Regius Professorship is bestowed to recognise exceptional research.
According to his research, the vast majority of endowed chairs and distinguished professorships have gone to White men who went to elite institutions.
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Sultan Qaboos, a leader with universal appeal, has exerted tireless efforts to create these professorships, embodying various disciplines, to mention a few: languages, religious studies, Oriental studies- these will in turn help preserve the world cultural heritage.
A Cordell, University Illinois were conferred Honorary Professorships in Amity Institute of Biotechnology
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