Paul and Louise Miller Distinguished Professorship was established in 1976 by the Trustees of the Gannett Foundation in honor of Paul and Louise Miller. The purpose of this endowed chair is to serve to permanently supply the newspaper industry with highly qualified young men and women for management positions. It is also intended to give greater recognition to the newspaper industry as a significant segment of the graphic arts industry.[1]

Years Recipient College/School
1978-1988 Robert Hacker[1]
1988-1992 Fred Craig[1]
1992-1995 John Jakopin[1]
1995-2000 Owen Smith[1]
2000-2006 Michael Kleper[1] School of Print Media
Dec 2006-Present Twyla J. Cummings[1][2] School of Print Media


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  2. August 8, 2011 email correspondence between Richard Latham and Dr. Tyla J. Cummings