News (TITWFS): Prof. Emeritus James Gunn Puts Money Where His Pulps Is

Via R. K. Troughton:

Professor James Gunn, Grand Master of Science Fiction, author, historian and science fiction icon is now a philanthropist.

According to the KU Endowment website, Professor Gunn has contributed 1.5 million dollars for the establishment of the James E. and Jane F. Gunn Professorship in Science Fiction within the Department of English.

Entire article here.

Author of excellent fiction, excellent criticism and a seminal history of the genre, Professor Gunn just keeps on giving.  Thanks Jim!

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