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Endowments at UVA

Dorothy Danforth Compton Professorship

1985

The Dorothy Danforth Compton Professorship in the White Burkett Miller Center of Public Affairs is one of three Miller Center professorships created by the New York-based Compton Foundation, Inc. The professorship, assigned by the vice president and provost in 1985, is named for the wife of the foundation's chairman, Randolph P. Compton. Mr. Compton died in 1987. Mrs. Compton was dedicated to advancing civil rights and equal opportunity. She died in 1974.

Brian H. Balogh 2015-present

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