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A CommUniT y of innoVATors Computer science

Summary: A CommUniT y of innoVATors
Computer science
& engineering
Recruiting and Retaining Stellar Faculty
The nation's top computer science and engineering programs
engage in fierce competition for premier faculty. Recruiting
and retaining the finest faculty is crucial to the future of
Endowed Positions Are a Powerful Tool
Endowed chairs and endowed professorships provide recog-
nition and support to the very strongest faculty members.
They are critical to the recruitment and retention of these
true leaders for two reasons:
Prestige and national visibility: An endowed position
carries recognition among colleagues within academia,
industry, and beyond. This type of recognition is an
important retention tool for exemplary faculty, encour-
aging them to continue their important work at UW.
Opportunity for unfettered creativity: An endowed
position provides discretionary funds that may be used


Source: Anderson, Richard - Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Washington at Seattle


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences