Jul 2021 NCSA Chief Scholar Donna Cox Retires July 31, 2021 Icon. Pioneer. Trailblazer. Mentor. These are some of the superlatives used to describe Chief Scholar and professor Donna J. Cox and her impact on art, science, technology, and society over the last four decades at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Read more about her life and legacy.