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Nancy H. and Robert E. Hall Professorship in the Humanities

ROBERT E. HALL, Engr. 1955, spent 28 years as a senior officer at Brown Capital Management LLC and 18 years as an analyst at T. Rowe Price.  His interest in and support of the humanities was shared by his wife, NANCY H. HALL, an avid art lover as well as a longtime docent and trustee of the Walters Art Museum in Baltimore.

The Halls made a lifelong commitment to promoting the mission of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, and specifically the humanities. Their philanthropy for scholarship and teaching in the arts and humanities at Hopkins extended to the Sheridan Libraries and the Peabody Institute, and for research, at the School of Medicine. Mr. Hall also served as a trustee of the Peabody Institute from 1981 to 1986, a member of the advisory board for the Krieger School, and a member of the Sheridan Libraries advisory board.  After her death in 2015, Mr. Hall endowed the Nancy H. Hall Curatorship of Rare Books and Manuscripts at the Sheridan Libraries in memory of his wife.

Robert E. Hall died in 2019. They have two sons, Christopher Hall and Benton H. Hall, and a daughter, Selby H. Hall.