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(1) See Endowed professorship
(2) A non-sexist term for chairman, chairwoman or chairperson—i.e., the presiding officer in an organisation; in academics, the ‘chair’ is often a full professor responsible for the department’s academic, clinical, administrative and research activities
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1. See Endowed professorship.
2. A non-sexist sobriquet for the chairman, -woman or -person, ie the presiding officer in an organization; in academics, the 'chair' is often a full professor responsible for the academic, clinical, administrative and research activities of the department. Cf Endowed chair, Professor.
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