The William R. Kenan Jr. Professorship was established in 1971 by a generous grant from the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust of New York and honors the memory of Mr.
Current William R. Kenan Jr. Professor:
William L. Patch Jr., Professor of History
Ph.D. Yale University
B.A., University of California at Berkeley
Lamar John Ryan Cecil Jr., Professor of History (retired 2000)
William A. Jenks, Professor of History (retired 1983)