Appointments to Established Chairs
professor of operations and information management and Co-Director
of the Fishman-Davidson Center for Service and Operations Management
has been named UPS Transportation Professor for the Private
Sector. Dr. Fisher received his M.S. and Ph.D. from MIT. He
joined the faculty in 1977.
P. Gerrity, professor of Management and Operations and
Information Management and Director of the Wharton Electronic
Business Initiative, has been named the Joseph J. Aresty Professor.
Dr. Gerrity received his MSEE and Ph.D from MIT and joined
the Wharton faculty in 1990. Dr. Gerrity, was the 11th dean
of the Wharton School.
fund was established in May, 1998 to support a professor of
Leadership and Change Management. Mr. Aresty, W'43, is a former
member of the Board of Overseers.
Wesley Hutchinson, professor of marketing, has been named
to the Stephen J. Heyman Professorship. Dr. Hutchinson received
his B.S. from Duke University and is Ph.D. from Stanford.
He joined the Wharton faculty in 1996.
This endowed professorship was established by Mr. Heyman,
W'59, in 1985 to be awarded to an outstanding scholar who
will provide leadership in teaching and research activities.
Mr. Heyman is a member of Wharton's Graduate Executive Board,
an overseer at SAS, and a former overseer for the Nursing
Richard Shell, professor of legal studies and management
has been named to the Thomas Gerrity Professorship. Professor
Shell received his B.A. from Princeton and his J.D. from the
University of Virginia. He joined Penn in 1986. The chair
was created in honor of Dr. Gerrity's deanship of the Wharton
L. Shropshire, professor of legal studies and real
estate, and chairperson, Legal Studies Department, has
been named to the David W. Hauck Professorship. Professor
Shropshire received his B.A. from Stanford and his J.D. from
Columbia University School of Law.
Hauck, W'60 and a member of the Undergraduate Executive Board,
established the chair in 1989.
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