Sheila Blair and Jonathan Bloom, a married couple who are distinguished art scholars and authors, are the inaugural holders of the Norma Jean Calderwood University Professorship in Islamic and Asian Art.
The other endowed faculty position is the Lelia Holden Carroll Professorship in Nursing, which has been filled by Judith Vessey, a pediatrics expert and former professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing.
The University community also mourned the loss this summer of four long-time faculty members.
-Prof. Sanford J. Fox, 70, who taught at the Law School for more than 40 years. (July 1)
-Assoc. Prof. Raymond Keyes, 70, a former assistant dean and associate professor of marketing in the Carroll School of Management (July 15).
-Rev. Joseph M. Larkin, SJ, 84, who directed the Boston College Dramatic Society and played a key role in establishing the University's art and theater programs. (June 17)
-Assoc. Prof. Harvey Margolis, 57, a member of the Mathematics Department faculty for 30 years. (June 15)
In addition, College of Arts and Sciences sophomore Suzanne Civitello died at her home in Fayetteville, NY, on July 9, and Kellyann Resnick, '00, died after a lengthy illness on Aug. 23.
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