Messenger - Vol. 3, No. 3, Page 14 Spring 1994 Howard Garland named Chaplin Tyler Professor Howard Garland, professor and chairperson of the University of Delaware's Department of Business Administration, has been named the second Chaplin Tyler Professor of Business. The professorship is funded by an endowment made possible by a $2 million gift to the University from Chaplin Tyler of Hockessin. "During his tenure at the University of Delaware, Dr. Garland has excelled in scholarship, teaching and administrative service," Kenneth R. Biederman, dean of the College of Business and Economics, said. "Dr. Garland exemplifies the qualities and high standards envisioned in the Chaplin Tyler Professorship." "What is especially significant for me about this honor is that I have had the privilege to know and work with the person for whom the professorship is named," Garland said. "Aside from his great success in the business world and obvious generosity, Chap Tyler's commanding intellect and scholarly productivity, that persist to this date at age 96, serve as an inspiration to all of us who seek to understand more about the science and art of management. " Garland was named chair of the University's Department of Business Administration in 1988. In that role, he administers a department of more than 30 faculty representing the areas of management, operations management and marketing. Before joining the University, Garland was a professor of management and psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he also was a member of the graduate faculty. Garland's research focuses on behavorial decision making, sunk- cost and escalation effects, motivational and human performance, goal setting and employee/employer rights and cognitive phenomena. Garland graduated cum laude from Brooklyn College and received his master's and doctoral degrees from the Industrial and Labor Relations School of Cornell University.