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Support Graduate Students



Your gift to the Department of Communication will:

  • Help the department continue to recruit and train top students
  • Enhance graduate students' research and internship opportunities
  • Provide graduate students with transformative professional experiences


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."

Thomas Conley History of Rhetoric Award

This fund supports graduate student scholarship in rhetoric and participation in the International Society for the History of Rhetoric.

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Ruth Anne Clark Student Scholar Award

Honoring Professor Clark's many years of service to her students, this fund provides awards that recognize promising, innovative research by undergraduate and graduate students.

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Dale Brashers Memorial Fund

Gifts to the Brashers fund will be used to support graduate student research and instruction in communication.

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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