The Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics appreciates the generosity of alumni and friends.
Help us celebrate our 110th anniversary with a gift in support of the next century of excellence.

To learn more about giving opportunities, please contact
Jodi Wickham, Senior Director of Development, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Email:, Telephone: 608-308-5315

Department Support

The Agriculture & Applied Economics Fund helps the department achieve its mission of teaching, research, and outreach. Your gift will help support our faculty and students in their work.

Graduate Student Support

The Forrest Fund for Students, named in honor of long-time graduate programs coordinator Barbara Forrest, provides travel and research funds for graduate students ensuring they have the resources they need to be successful.

Undergraduate Scholarships Fund

The Willard F. Mueller Undergraduate Scholarship Fund, named in honor of Professor Willard "Fritz" Mueller, supports undergraduates with tuition scholarships that are awarded every year the fund balance equals $3000.

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Special Opportunity

Honoring the legacies of AAE Professors Truman Graf and Frank Groves, who were world-renowned for their work in support of the dairy industry and cooperatives. The fund will support construction and maintenance of the Graf/Groves conference room.