Named Professorships

Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History

A search is currently underway to identify the next Andrew V. Tackes Professor of History.

The Tackes Professorships were established by Andrew V. Tackes, a native of Austria-Hungary. Working as an electrician in his adopted hometown of St. Louis, Miss., Tackes amassed a sizeable estate. At the time of his death in 1968, at age 82, he left benefactions to Notre Dame and a number of other Catholic charities and institutions.