George R. West, Jr.

Chair of Excellence in Communication and Public Affairs.

David B. Sachsman, Ph.D.

Funded by the Westend Foundation in 1986 in honor of its founder, George R. West, Jr., this chair of excellence is designed to assist UTC in educating students for responsible and effective communications in the realm of public affairs. Students pursuing careers in business, education, communications, political science, and other disciplines benefit from this chair which emphasizes critical analysis and presenting, particularly by the written word, the issues of public affairs in a truthful, effective and responsible fashion.

Learn more about the West Chair of Excellence in Communication and Public Affairs at the West Chair's Web site