Join Us In Supporting Our Vision

Your gift to the Department of Communication will:

  • Ensure that future generations will have access to a superior education
  • Provide continuing support for state-of-the-art communication technologies
  • Make it possible for students to have enhanced research and internship opportunities

Give Online

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:

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dale Brashers Memorial Fund

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


To make a gift online please verify the total amount shown below, and then click 'Continue' (you will be redirected to the University of Illinois Foundation's secure online giving site for your personal and credit card information).


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Give by Phone

Call the LAS Office of Advancement: (217) 333-7108 or 877-265-4910 (toll free)

Boost Your Donation by Matching Gifts

Many companies will match even double or triple your gift to the college. Simply request and complete the Matching Gift Form from your company's Human Resources Office, then mail it along with your gift check. See if your company has a matching gift program.

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For More Information

Office of Advancement
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
2111 South Oak Street, Suite 100
Champaign, IL 61820

telephone: 217-333-7108 or 877-265-4910 (toll free)

Your gift is tax deductible as allowed by law.