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Join Us In Supporting Our Vision

The department has long been a leader in the communication discipline. Our dynamic, energetic faculty members have a strong record of excellence in scholarship and are doing cutting-edge research that deals with socially pressing problems.

Your gift to the Department of Communication will:

  • Help us support innovative faculty research
  • Enhance facilities that support state-of-the-art research
  • Build on our history of excellence by helping us retain and recruit top faculty

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Invest in the future of the Department of Communication! You can do it all at once or set up a schedule of payments. Choose how you want your gift used:


To make a gift, select the amount for the fund(s) you wish to support, then click the “Continue” button below. You will be directed to the University of Illinois Foundation’s secure online giving site for your personal and credit card information. To clear all inputs and selections click "Start over."

Department of Communication Annual Fund

Gifts to the annual fund support the core missions of the department, enabling us to attract and support an award-winning faculty noted for the quality of its scholarship and teaching.

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Opportunities for Major Gifts

To learn more about investing in the future of our students, faculty, research, and more, please contact Joseph Baldwin

Joseph Baldwin

Joseph Baldwin
Director of Development
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences