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  • Ted (BS ’65, MS ’66) and Ginger Jenkins with John Grotzinger (center), holder of the Ted and Ginger Jenkins Leadership Chair for the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences.
    Ted (BS ’65, MS ’66) and Ginger Jenkins with John Grotzinger (center), holder of the Ted and Ginger Jenkins Leadership Chair for the Division of Geological and Planetary Sciences.
    Credit: Lara Everly
03/03/2017 11:25:09

Caltech Celebrates Donors of Leadership Chairs

Leadership chairs funded include those for Caltech’s six division chairs, provost, and president

On February 23, 2017, President Thomas F. Rosenbaum and Katherine T. Faber, Caltech's Simon Ramo Professor of Materials Science, hosted a dinner to celebrate the establishment of leadership chairs for Caltech's six division chairs, provost, and president.

"This unprecedented suite of leadership chairs makes a powerful statement about Caltech values," said President Rosenbaum, holder of the Sonja and William Davidow Presidential Chair and professor of physics, in the first announcement of these new chairs. "It challenges our faculty and students to push the boundaries of knowledge and create new fields of inquiry. The visionary philanthropists who created these chairs are some of Caltech's most knowledgeable and dedicated friends. We deeply appreciate the confidence that their generous gifts demonstrate."

Read more here.