MS&E's Assistant Professor, Chuck Eesley has been awarded the inaugural Schulze Distinguished Professorship Award. The Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation supports innovative and accomplished scholars at leading universities.
Professor Eesley's research focuses on the influence of the external environment on entrepreneurship. Specifically, he investigates the types of environments that encourage the founding of high growth, technology-based firms.
The Schulze Family Foundation is named for Dick Schulze, founder and chairman emeritus of Best Buy. As part of the Foundation¹s new professorship program, recipients will receive a three-year renewable research stipend of $50,000 annually.