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."

In 1995 Douglas Wilder, former Governor of Virginia, held the first Malcolm R. Myers Distinguished Chair in Public Service.

In 1997, Congressman L.F. Payne held the Malcolm R. Myers Distinguished Chair in Public Service. 

In 1998, Former Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger held the Malcolm R. Myers Distinguished Chair in Public Service.
  
In 1996, and again from 1999 continuing through 2001, the Malcolm R. Myers Distinguished Chair in Public Service was held by Ambassador William B. Jones.   

Since 2001, Dr. Curtis J. Smith, former director of the Federal Executive Institute in Charlottesville, VA has held the Malcolm R. Myers Distinguished Chair in Public Service.