University of Alabama in Huntsville Receives $1 Million Gift To Create Eminent Scholar In Global Studies

Friday, September 16, 2011
The University of Alabama in Huntsville announced today it had received a $1 million gift to create an eminent scholar chair to the Department of Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts. The gift came from Sigmatech, whose chairman is UAH alum Dr. Gurmej Sandhu. The Baba Budha Eminent Scholar Chair in Global Understanding, with specialization in Indian studies, is the first part of a dual-chair concept, originating at UAH, according to the school. The second part is the Baba Deep Eminent Scholar chair in Global Understanding, with specialization in American Studies, to be established at Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar, India.

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