Alumni & Friends

 
Awards & Achievements
Welcome to the Awards & Achievments area on the Agricultural Economics Department Alumni web site.  This area is intended as both a tribute to our alums as well as inspiration to our current students.

 
2013 Distiguished Agricultural Alumni
 (click names for profiles)
 
 


                       

Zarrell T.G. Gray                      Lisa Koester   
 

 
 
Congratulations to Dr. Gregory Baker, who was just appointed to the Naumes Endowed Chair at Santa Clara University.   Dr. Baker is a triple alumnus of Purdue, with degrees from Ag '78, M.S. from AgEcon '80, and Ph.D from AgEcon '82.   Please click here to see the formal announcement PDF.
 
 
 
 
 
Congratulations to both F. Howard Haldeman and Del Unger for being conferred as Distinguished Agricultural Alumni in 2012. To read more about each inductee, just click on their name.
 
 
                       Unger
F. Howard Haldeman                       Del Unger         
  
 

 
 
Congratulations to Paavo Makinen for being conferred as Distinguished Agricultural Alumni in 2011. To read more about this inductee, just click on his name.
 
 
 
 

 
 
Congratulations to both David Anderson and Greg Deason for being conferred as Distinguished Agricultural Alumni in 2010To read more about each inductee, just click on their name.
 
David Anderson
 

 
Congratulations to both Elizabeth Bechdol and Richard Halderman for being conferred as   Distinguished Agricultural Alumni in 2009To read more about each inductee, just click on their name.
 
 
Elizabeth Bechdol
 

 
Congratulations to Roger Hadley, Akin Adesina, and David Howell for being conferred as   Distinguished Agricultural Alumni in 2008To read more about each inductee, just click on their name.
 
 
Akin Adesina David Howell
 

 
 
Congratulations to Bruce Scherr for being conferred as Distinguished Agricultural Alumni in 2007To read more about our newest inductee, just click on his name.
 
Bruce Scherr   
 
 

 
Congratulations to Steve Bishop for being conferred as Distinguished Agricultural Alumni in 2006To read more about our newest inductee, just click on his name.
 
Steve Bishop  
 
 

 
Congratulations to both W. Wayne Townsend and Gerald Powell for being conferred as   Distinguished Agricultural Alumni in 2005To read more about each inductee, just click on their name.
 
W. Wayne Townsend
 
 
 
 

 
 
Featured Alumni
Professor John Foltz , a graduate of our AgEcon department (Professor Marshall Martin was his major professor), was named Associate Dean for Academic Programs for the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Idaho. His email address may be found on his web page.

 
Brent Hathaway, an M.S. graduate in Agricultural Economics (1993) from Purdue University, has been named Dean of the College of Business at University of Wyoming, effective July 1.