Gift Establishes Inaugural Presidential Distinguished Chair

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Trent Semans Center lit up against the night sky

A $5 million gift from an anonymous donor has established the first Presidential Distinguished Chair at Duke University. In accordance with the desires of the donor, the inaugural Presidential Distinguished Chair will go to a scholar of exceptional eminence in neuroscience or another field within science and technology in the Duke University School of Medicine. Duke Health will match the donor’s endowment with $5 million in expendable funds to support the chairholder’s research and scholarly activity.

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