By Matt Stando, student writer

Monday, August 31, 2020

Last month marked a momentous occasion for the Broad College of Business as Russell Johnson, professor of management, was awarded an MSU Foundation Professorship. Johnson’s appointment marks the first time a Broad faculty member has been awarded this honor.

Russell Johnson, associate professor in the Department of Management in Michigan State University's Eli Broad College of Business. Photo by G.L. Kohuth

Russell Johnson, MSU Foundation Professor of Management

This appointment, through the generosity of the MSU Foundation, was first introduced in 2014 for new and current faculty who “combine externally recognized, exemplary scholarly accomplishment and/or potential, with clear professional relevance to specific areas of MSU scholarly need, disciplinary development or research or creative emphasis.” The title is earned through a highly selective process; only 50 individuals across campus have received the award since its inception. [read more]