Malcolm R. Myers Distinguished Chair in Public Service

To ensure that Hampden-Sydney students are given ample opportunity to understand the relationship between theory and practice, the Wilson Center invites accomplished scholars and practitioners of public service for short and long-term residencies. One of these positions, endowed by Malcolm R. Meyers '57, is entitled "The Malcolm R. Myers Distinguished Chair in Public Service."

Visiting Myers Professors

  • Douglas Wilder, former Governor of Virginia
  • Congressman L.F. Payne
  • Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger  
  • Ambassador William B. Jones
  • Dr. Curtis J. Smith, former director of the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA