David H. Ibbeken Research Professorship
More than one hundred donors have contributed to the David H. Ibbeken ’71 Research Professorship in Law, most of whom are members of the Class of 1971. The esteem in which David Ibbeken is held by his classmates and other colleagues and friends has made the funding of this professorship possible. David H. Ibbeken received an A.B. degree in political science in 1963 from Princeton University and a J.D. degree in 1971 from the University of Virginia. Mr. Ibbeken served as a lieutenant in the Army Artillery in Fort Lewis, Washington, before teaching and coaching for one year at Mercersberg Academy and serving for two years as an assistant director of admissions at Princeton University. On leaving the Law School, Mr. Ibbeken joined the law firm of Archer, Greiner & Read in Haddonfield, New Jersey. In 1975, he became vice president and counsel for the Continental Title Insurance Corporation also located in New Jersey. In 1979, David Ibbeken returned to Charlottesville and the Law School to become executive director of the Law School Foundation and Alumni Association. He is a member of the general faculty at the Law School. His tireless efforts and dedicated resolve helped ensure the outstanding financial success the Law School has achieved to date. The David H. Ibbeken ’71 Research Professorship in Law will be used as a rotating chair for scholars of distinction.
Paul B. Stephan III 2012-present