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Saunders College Distinguished Professorships

Distinguished Faculty Professorships encourage ongoing commitment to excellence, kindle intellectual vibrancy, elevate the standards of instruction, and enrich contributions to public service. They demonstrate professionalism, groundbreaking scholarship, exceptional instruction, and the breadth and significance of service contributions. 

Miller Chairs for International Education

The Miller Chairs work collectively to help Saunders College of Business become a recognized leader in international education - creating opportunities for our students and faculty. Our Miller Chairs monitor, assess and expand our exchange programs with RIT Croatia and other international campuses, including increasing the number of classes taught collaboratively between campuses. In addition, the Miller Chairs enhance the scholarly outputs that result from collaborations among faculty at the different campuses.

Robert J. Barbato, Ph.D.

Professor
585-475-2350
LOW-3327

Michael E. Palanski, Ph.D.

Zutes Fellow
585-475-4758
LOW-A321

Zhi Tang, Ph.D.

Forman Chair Collaboration Research, Zutes Fellow
585-475-5991
LOW-2327

Daniel D. Tessoni Endowed Chair in Accounting

To honor Daniel D. Tessoni for his teaching contributions and his lifelong impact on students
Established: 2015
Donor: Friends and Alumni of Dan Tessoni and the Saunders College of Business
Held by:

Daniel D Tessoni, Ph.D.

Daniel D. Tessoni Endowed Professor for Accounting
585-475-6054
ROS-A182

Benjamin Forman Chair for Research

To support a professorship of a nationally prominent scholar in Research, Teaching, or Collaboration
Established: 2008
Donor: Maurice Foreman in honor of his father, Benjamin Forman
Held by:

Ashok J Robin, Ph.D.

Forman Chair for Research
585-475-5211
LOW-A331

 

Benjamin Forman Chair for Collaborative Research

To support a professorship of a nationally prominent scholar in Research, Teaching, or Collaboration
Established: 2008
Donor: Maurice Foreman in honor of his father, Benjamin Forman
Held by:

Zhi Tang, Ph.D.

Forman Chair Collaboration Research, Zutes Fellow
585-475-5991
LOW-2327

 

Benjamin Forman Chair for Teaching Excellence

To support a professorship of a nationally prominent scholar in Research, Teaching, or Collaboration
Established: 2008
Donor: Maurice Foreman in honor of his father, Benjamin Forman Held by:

Robert Boehner, JD

Executive in Residence
585-475-6818
LOW-3321

 

Madelon and Richard Rosett Chair for Research

To support a professorship of a nationally prominent scholar in any field of business
Established: 2000
Donor: Madelon and Richard Rosett
Held by:

John E Ettlie, Ph.D.

Rosett Chair for Research
585-475-7789
LOW-2331

 

J. Warren McClure Research Professorship in Marketing

To perpetuate Mr. McClure’s professional interest in the field of marketing
Established: 1977
Donor: Mr. and Mrs. J. Warren McClure
Held by:

Rajendran S Murthy, Ph.D.

J. Warren McClure Research Professor
585-475-5383
LOW-2319