Meigs Professors

The Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professorship recognizes excellence in instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Meigs Professorship communicates the University of Georgia‚Äôs commitment to excellence in teaching, the value placed on the learning experiences of our students, and the centrality of instruction to the University’s mission. The Meigs Professorship includes a permanent salary increase of $6,000 beyond the raise provided through the normal allocation process at the college and departmental levels. In addition, the awardees shall receive a $1,000 discretionary fund for one year. Funds for the Meigs Professorships come from the Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.