New Putzel Chairs at Wharton
estate of the late Robert G. and Elizabeth F. Putzel has donated
over $5 million to Wharton as part of the Campaign for Sustained
Leadership. As one of the largest bequests in the School*s history,
Mr. and Mrs. Putzel*s gift created two endowed chairs for Wharton
professors. Dean Harker remarked that the "Robert and Elizabeth
Putzel Chairs are a magnificent legacy and testament to the commitment
the Putzels had for Wharton. The entire Wharton community is profoundly
grateful for this wonderful gift." Mr. Putzel was a 1930 Wharton
R. Rosenbaum, professor of statistics, has
been named to the Robert G. Putzel Professorship. Dr.
Rosenbaum, who joined Penn in 1986, received his M.A. and Ph.D.
from Harvard and has previously held the Robert B. Egelston
Term Professor of Statistics and the Joseph Wharton Term Associate
Professor and Professor of Statistics.
E. Verrecchia, professor of accounting, has been
named to the Elizabeth F. Putzel Professorship. Dr. Verrecchia
received his M.S. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel
Hill and his Ph.D. from Stanford. He came to Penn in 1983 and
has previously been the Ernst & Young Professor of Accounting
and the Arthur Young Professor of Accounting
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