The Iona College Board of Trustees has created the first fully endowed professorship, part of the College’s strategic plan, Advancing Our Legacy and Defining Our Future, and its comprehensive fundraising campaign, Iona Forever. The first holder of the professorship will be Sunghee Lee, Ph.D., professor of Analytical Chemistry and department chair. The honor also will carry a stipend, additional funds for research and scholarly activity, along with the title of Iona College Board of Trustees Endowed Professor in Science. “Dr. Lee serves as a model faculty member who blends excellent teaching with original research and provides her students with the opportunity to collaborate with her on significant projects in her lab,” said Michael Marsden, Ph.D., Iona’s acting provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. Read more news release (4/24/2014).