August 31, 2007

Harold T. Caven Professorship

For Immediate Release
August 31, 2007

The University of Alaska Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of the
Harold T. Caven Professorship.

This professorship was established in 1974 with a generous gift from Mrs. Loretta Caven, widow of Harold T. Caven.  Dr. Caven was a longtime Alaskan who first came to the state in 1943.  He served as a Director and a Vice President of First National Bank of Anchorage.

Proposals for the award will be accepted from faculty members in business and finance within the University system.  Applicants who have evident leadership in the financial community, either practically or academically, are preferred.

Deadline: The deadline for receipt of complete proposals, including application, resume and letters of reference is November 7, 2007 for the two-year appointment.  The term of the professorship commences upon award and will continue until June 2009.

Maximum Award Amount: $10,000 each year for two consecutive years.

For proposal requirements please visit

For more information contact:
University of Alaska Foundation
Attn: Brandi Berg
910 Yukon Drive, Suite 206
PO Box 755080
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5080
907-450-8030 phone
907-450-8031 fax