Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship in Nonprofit Management and Learning
Proudly, the School of Social Work announces the Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship in Nonprofit Management and Leadership and invites applications and nominations for the position. The professorship is named for Dr. Thomas P. Holland, Professor Emeritus, who provided distinguished leadership and service as a member of the University of Georgia faculty for 26 years. His research focused on nonprofit board effectiveness. Dr. Holland was instrumental in the development of the Institute for Nonprofit Organizations (INPO) at the School of Social Work and served as Co-Director. The INPO educates leaders who will strengthen the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations throughout Georgia, the Southeast, the U.S., and globally. The Master’s of Nonprofit Management and Leadership program is administered through the INPO.
The Thomas P. Holland Distinguished Professorship will be filled by an individual with an outstanding scholarly record in research, teaching, and service in the area of nonprofit management and leadership. The appointment can be made at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure. The Holland Professor will be expected to begin work in the position in fall 2019, teaching primarily in the Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management and Leadership program. A successful applicant will be expected to engage with community nonprofit agencies in the Athens area, and especially those serving youth. The position comes with a fund to support the endowed professor’s research activity in nonprofit management and leadership.