Chancellors Club Scholarships & Awards

Annual gifts to the Chancellors Club support KU’s greatest needs through the Greater KU Fund, as well as these important scholarships and awards programs for students and faculty. Each year, renewable scholarships are awarded to incoming KU freshmen who are National Merit finalists. 
We are proud to introduce the new Chancellors Club Scholars for 2019-’20.
Will Baker, Topeka, KS
Ethan Grantz, Lenexa, KS
Sayan Grover, Overland Park, KS
Chloe Hanigan, Garden City, KS
Will Hecht, Shawnee, KS
Sam Hubert, Shawnee, KS
Joshua Jeng, Leawood, KS
Avni Kamat, Overland Park, KS
Corey McDowell, Wichita, KS
Griffin Minter, Olathe, KS
Emma Parker, Des Peres, MO
Amy Qiang, Lenexa, KS
Samiya Rasheed, Leawood, KS
Andrew Riachi, Pittsburg, KS
Evan Sander, Olathe, KS
Hunter Turner, Topeka, KS
The Chancellors Club Teaching Professorships
Held by outstanding faculty who are chosen by students and colleagues. Current teaching professors are:
Lawrence Campus
Antonio, Robert, Ph.D., Professor of Sociology
Alexander, Helen, Ph.D., Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Devitt, Amy, Ph.D., Professor of English        
Pasik-Duncan, Bozenna, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics
Farokhi, Saeed, Ph.D, Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Gailey, Daniel, M.M., Director and professor, Jazz Studies Division
Nordheden, Professor of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Parsons, Robert, Professor of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
Rossomondo, Amy, Professor of Spanish and Porteguese 
Sereno, Joan, Ph.D, Professor and Chair, Department of Linguistics
KU Medical Center
Blanco, Gustavo, Professor & Chair, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Fontes, Joseph, Professor & Assistant Dean, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Gronseth, Gary S., MD, FAAN, Professor and Chair, Department of Neurology
Klein, Robert, Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs
Pazdernik, Thomas, Emeritus Professor, Neuropharmacology, Neurotoxicology & Immunotoxicology
Wambach, Karen Ph.D., RN, IBCLC, FILCA, FAAN, Professor & Director, PhD Program, School of Nursing
Wood, John G., Professor, Departments of Molecular & Integrative Physiology and Surgery
The Chancellors Club Research Award
Presented annually to a KU Medical Center researcher whose work has led to significant scientific discoveries. The 2019-’20 award is to Bruno Hagenbuch, PhD, Professor, Vice Chair, and Graduate Director, Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics. Read more. 
The Chancellors Club Career Teaching Award
Presented annually to a senior faculty member who exemplifies the university’s commitment to outstanding teaching. The 2019-’20 award is to Jack Porter, Ph.D., Professor; Balfour S. Jeffrey Teaching Professor, Mathematics. Read more.