Guess Inc. Gifts $2.5M to New York University

The gift will fund a visiting professorship called the Guess Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Fashion and Fashion Business.


GUESS’ GIFT TO NYU: To help teach the next generation how to link the creative and business sides of fashion, Guess Inc. is giving $2.5 million to New York University to fund a visiting professorship. Called the Guess Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Fashion and Fashion Business, the position will be assigned to an expert who has worked in fashion, design or the fashion business, or to a scholar learned in the history of fashion or the fashion business. The first recipient will be named this spring to start teaching at NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study in the fall.

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