Faculty Support

Visiting Distinguished Faculty

Visiting ScholarsTHE COLLEGE'S GEOGRAPHICAL SETTING is a blessing but presents a challenge: that of ensuring that our students actively engage eminent scholars and lecturers who work in the world beyond the College's gate.

Throughout the year, the College sponsors symposia and public events, bringing to campus such distinguished guests as Prime Minister Anders Fogh Rasmussen of Denmark, U.S. Senator John McCain, Generals Wayne Downing and Peter J. Schoomaker, Congressmen L. F. Payne and Virgil Goode, former Virginia Governor L. Douglas Wilder, former Secretary of State Lawrence

Giving Opportunities For
Faculty Support

Visiting Professorship $250,000
Distinguished Leadership $250,000
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Eagleburger, and former Secretary of Defense James Schlesinger, among others. These leaders' experience in service and society and our students' interactions with them combine to affirm and strengthen the valuable lessons acquired in the classroom.

We seek to endow funds to support lectureships and professorships for visiting distinguished faculty, who will provide to the community and to future generations of students exemplars for lives of leadership and service.

Visiting Scholars

Among the distinguished visiting professors who have worked with students at Hampden-Sydney have been (from left) former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger; Anders Fogh-Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark and President of the European Union; and General Peter J. Schoomaker.