Through the Office of Development, there are several ways support can be given to the department. Below is a list of funds that benefit the department, as well as a short description of the fund and how your contribution can support the department.
Gary G. Koch and Family Graduate Student Travel Award Endowment Fund: Used to support travel of graduate students in the Department of Statistics to present research at professional meetings.
Graduate Fellow Fund: Graduate fellowship awards given by the Department of Statistics.
Statistics Support Fund: Provides the chair with the flexibility to fund small but urgent academic and research priorities as well as the ability to host important community building events within the department.
Craig Cooley Fund: Established June 29, 2001, by the Department of Statistics. Income provides two awards, the first to recognize outstanding graduate students, and the second, a periodic award to recognize alumni exhibiting excellence in their careers. Unused income is reinvested to principal.
Powers Award Fund: Established June 2, 1989, by Tom and Jean Powers. Income provides an award to deserving junior faculty and graduates in the Department of Statistics to recognize and promote excellence in the teaching of statistics.
Whitney Scholarship Fund: Established June 2, 1989, by Dr. Whitney, friends and students. Income funds special needs, including scholarships, fellowships, distinguished visitors and faculty development.
The Chhotey Lal & Mohra Devi Rustagi Memorial Lectureship Fund: Established August 23, 1989, by Jagdish S. Rustagi, former chair of statistics, in memory of his parents. Income funds honoraria and expenses incurred by visiting lecturers to the Department of Statistics for giving a Chhotey Lal and Mohra Devi Rustagi Memorial Lecture.
Cockins Hall Renovation & Improvement Fund: For the renovation and/or improvement of Cockins Hall.