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Support Undergraduate Students



Your gift to the Department of Communication will:

  • Ensure that future generations will have access to a superior education
  • Make it possible for undergraduate students to have enhanced research and internship opportunities
  • Provide students with life-changing 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."

Building the Future for Communication Students Scholarship Fund

In recognition of Professor Kenneth Andersen’s extraordinary commitment to the department, Illinois, and the profession, gifts to this fund will provide much-needed scholarship support for current Communication undergraduate students.

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Robert L. Husband Leadership in Communication Fund

This fund honors Professor Husband and will be used to support students and student activities, including guest speakers, symposiums, workshops and other activities that promote organizational leadership and/or applied communication.

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Joseph Wenzel Undergraduate Support Fund

This fund supports the provision of undergraduate students in Communication with valuable and challenging educational experiences outside of the classroom.

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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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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