Endowed Chairs

Endowed Chairs

Both the donor and the recipient of an endowed chair become part of the legacy of Creighton University, a tradition of excellence in teaching and research nurtured through the years. Those who choose to endow a Chair know their names will be linked to quality education for generations to come.

Creighton University is proud of the following Endowed Chairs that are currently active:

All University

The John A. Creighton University Professor (1983)


The Charles & Mary Heider Endowed Jesuit Faculty Chair (1994)

The Rev. Donald A. Doll, SJ, Chairholder
dollsj [at] creighton [dot] edu
Vision Quest, Men Women & Sacred Sites of the Sioux Nation, CD-ROM, Exhibits, Red Cloud, Landmines in Angola & Bosnia, Kodak Crystal Eagle Award

The Anna & Donald Waite Chair in Jesuit Education (2011)

The Rev. Martin Renzo Rosales, SJ, Chairholder

Health Sciences

The Dr. C.C. & Mabel L. Criss Endowed Chair in Health Sciences (1996)

Amy M. Haddad, PhD, BSN’75, Chairholder
AmyHaddad [at] creighton [dot] edu
Professor and Director of the Center for Health Policy & Ethics


The O’Brien Endowed Chair in Health Sciences

*Alternates between School of Medicine and College of Nursing every 5 years.

Robert R. Recker, MD’63, Chairholder
Professor; Chief, Division of Endocrinology; Director, Osteoporosis Research Center



Within Schools and Colleges