Knapp Chair Basil Rigas, MD - Investiture Ceremony on May 8

To All Faculty and Staff,

One of the most important goals of my Presidency has been to establish more endowed professorships and chairs across Stony Brook University to help us retain and recruit outstanding faculty. It is my strong belief that it is the scholarly and research activity of the faculty and its ability to generate and transmit new knowledge that creates the foundation of a great university.

I am delighted to invite you to join me in continuing a new tradition as Dr. Basil Rigas is formally appointed to the William and Jane Knapp Chair in Pharmacological Sciences. This ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 8th at 3 pm in the University Hospital Lobby. Members of our faculty who currently hold endowed professorships and chairs will also be recognized in the program.

I very much hope that you will save the date for this important occasion. Please visit this link for your invitation:


Samuel L. Stanley Jr., M.D.