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 Rev. Kevin FitzGerald, SJ, PhD, PhD - Chairholder
Associate Professor, School of Medicine, Department of Medical Education



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)

Rev. Abel B. N’Djomon, SJ (Fall 2019)




Rev. Roy Pereira, SJ (Spring 2020)




Health Sciences

The O’Brien Endowed Chair in Health Sciences

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

Robert ReckerRobert R. Recker, MD, Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine



Within Schools and Colleges