MISSION STATEMENTThe Pioneer Professors program is intended to facilitate interaction between University of Denver academic leaders and the coaches and student-athletes of DU's varsity athletic teams. By partnering selected faculty members with each team, student-athletes and coaches will be provided with valuable additional resources while professors will have the unique opportunity to experience the excitement of Division I athletics firsthand.
ABOUT PIONEER PROFESSORS
Modeled off of Princeton University's highly successful "Faculty Fellows" program, the "Pioneer Professors" program is an academic-oriented initiative designed to further integrate the University of Denver's athletic and academic programs.
The "Pioneer Professors" endeavor will provide benefits to faculty, coaches, and student-athletes. DU professors will have unique opportunities to interact with and support DU's varsity athletic programs, and further enhance the student-athletes' academic achievements.
BENEFITS OF BEING A PIONEER PROFESSOR
BENEFITS TO STUDENT-ATHLETES AND COACHES
WAYS PIONEER PROFESSORS INTERACT WITH TEAM