Kelly Avery, from the Department of Apparel, Housing, and Resource Managementwas named the Residential Property Management Advisory Board Professor in Honor of Dr. Rosemary C. Goss by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.

The professorship was created in 1995 and renamed last year in honor of Goss, who established the Residential Property Management program in 1986.

Avery serves as associate professor of practice in property management. Recipients of the professorship hold the title for a period of five years; the title is renewable.