Professorships, Endowed Chairs and University Distinguished Professors
The E.J. Frick Professorship in Veterinary Medicine
This appointment is in honor of Dr. E.J. Frick and recognizes a faculty member with a national and international reputation.
Dr. Michael D. Apley
Jones Professor of Veterinary Medicine
This appointment is in honor of W.S. and E.C. Jones and recognizes excellence in food animal production medicine and epidemiology.
Dr. Daniel Thomson
The Roy Upham Endowed Professorship
This appointment is in honor of Dr. Roy Walter Upham and recognizes senior leadership in the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Derek A. Mosier
Jarvis Chair in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Edgar E. and M. Elisabeth Coleman Chair in Food Animal/Production Medicine
Roy and Lucille M. Doughman Professorship in Small Animal Surgery
MacDonald Professorship in Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Jim Riviere – University Distinguished Professor, KBA Eminent Scholar and member - National Academy of Sciences
James B. Nichols Professorship for the Master of Public Health Program
Dr. Michael B. Cates
Steven and Colleen Hodes Professorship in Veterinary Medicine
Pet Trust Professorship
This appointment recognizes and honors a faculty member who has demonstrated exemplary role-modeling of client communications, compassionate patient care, respect for the human-animal bond, outstanding clinical teaching, professionalism and leadership.
Dr. Justin Thomason
University Distinguished Professors
The title of University Distinguished Professor is a lifetime title that represents the highest honor Kansas State University can bestow on its faculty, an award that recognizes those making outstanding contributions to teaching, research, and service to their professions and communities. University Distinguished Professors are appointed following a University-wide competition held by the Provost. Full list of all Kansas State University's University Distinguished Professors.
Dr. Steve Higgs – University Distinguished Professor
Dr. Michael W. Dryden – University Distinguished Professor
Dr. T.G. Nagaraja – University Distinguished Professor
Dr. Jürgen A. Richt – Regents Distinguished Professor, University Distinguished Professor and KBA Eminent Scholar
Dr. Philine Wangemann – University Distinguished Professor
Dr. Daniel C. Marcus – University Distinguished Professor
Dr. M.M. Chengappa – University Distinguished Professor
Dr. Frank Blecha – University Distinguished Professor
Dr. Nancy A. Monteiro-Riviere – Regents Distinguished Research Scholar and University Distinguished Professor
Dr. Jim Riviere – University Distinguished Professor
Dr. James R. Coffman – Honorary University Distinguished Professor