Larry and Lynne Brown endow professorship in McCourtney Institute for Democracy

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Supporting faculty whose teaching and research preserves and advances democracy in the United States and abroad is the motivation behind the latest leadership gift made by Penn State alumni Larry and Lynne Brown.
The Browns recently made a $500,000 estate commitment to create the Laurence and Lynne Brown-McCourtney Endowed Career Professorship in the College of the Liberal Arts. Matched dollar-for-dollar by the college’s Tracy and Ted McCourtney Endowed Professorship Matching Gift Program, the college can activate the endowment immediately — even before the estate gift has been realized — to establish a Brown-McCourtney Early Career Development Professorship. Upon receipt of the Brown’s estate gift, the early career professorship will be converted to a fully endowed named professorship. full story