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UA College of Optical Sciences Receives $20M Gift for Faculty Endowed Chairs

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TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 3, 2018 — The University of Arizona (UA) College of Optical Sciences announced that it has received a $20 million pledge to support 10 new endowed faculty positions. The gift comes from the college's founding dean, Professor Emeritus James C. Wyant, and his family. It is the largest gift for endowed faculty chair positions in the university's history. Known widely throughout the optics industry for his academic and professional leadership, Wyant has a history of co-founding successful Tucson-based businesses in optics, including WYKO Corp. and 4D Technology Corp. In 2013, Wyant made a...Read full article

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