A gift to establish a Chair or Professorship becomes part of the Law School’s permanent endowment. The principal remains invested, but the annual interest is available to support the research activities and other professional undertakings of the Chair or Professorship holder. Investiture with a Chair or Professorship marks the pinnacle of a faculty member’s career. More importantly, the holder of the Chair or Professorship is identified as such in all of his or her publications, presentations, and other professional activities. Therefore, a gift to establish an endowed Chair or Professorship represents a mechanism to create a highly visible and enduring legacy honoring the donor or individual(s) that the donor designates.