An unrestricted fund that provides resources to faculty to help them achieve their highest potential. The fund supports faculty needs that might not be met with state funds such as professional development, conference travel, and equipment needs.
Jim Evans Endowed Chair in Ag Comm
The key to the long-term success of the Agricultural Communications Program is the establishment of an endowed chair—a faculty position that will provide leadership to the program. In recognition of Jim Evans’ many years of exemplary service, and as a driving force behind the development of the Agricultural Communications Program at the University of Illinois, the endowed chair is being established in his name.
Robert A. Easter Endowment Fund
In recognition of President Emeritus Easter's outstanding service, a permanent endowment fund has been established to create the Robert A. Easter Chair in the College of ACES. The Chair will be held by the next Dean of the College of ACES. This fund will serve not only as an enduring legacy to Easter's service to the University and ACES, but also as a lasting reminder of his leadership and commitment to advance Illinois agriculture.