Zuegner Named Inaugural Joella Cohen Endowed Chair in Journalism

carol zuegnerCarol M. Zuegner, PhD, associate professor and department chair in Journalism, Media, and Computing, will be the inaugural holder of the Joella Cohen Endowed Chair in Journalism in the College of Arts and Sciences. The appointment is for an initial period of three years, beginning Jan. 1, 2019, and ending Dec. 31, 2021.

The Joella Cohen Endowed Chair in Journalism was funded through the estate of Ms. Cohen, BS’48. Ms. Cohen was an Omaha native and an ardent supporter of the University. The chair has been established to recognize a faculty member with a record of excellence in the teaching of journalism and in research or creative activity related to the broad field of journalism and media.