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Oct. 3, 2013 Volume 35, No. 7

$1.57 million gift creates endowed chair at law school

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Thomas Lambert, the new Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance, said that law school faculty also need to be involved in legal research. Chancellor Brady J. Deaton (left) and MU School of Law Dean Gary Myers also attended the gift announcement of $1.57 million from the Nancy and Charles Wall Family Foundation. Photo by Nicholas Benner.

The timing couldn’t be better for studying corporate governance, according to law Professor Thomas Lambert. So it is fortuitous that a $1.57 million gift from the Nancy and Charles Wall Family Foundation established Lambert as the Wall Chair in Corporate Law and Governance at the MU School of Law.

The endowed chair, announced Sept. 26 at the Reynolds Alumni Center, will help the school attract and keep top law teachers and scholars by supplementing the salary of Lambert and future Wall chairs, and supporting their research.

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