Spirit of the Land-Grant 
Mission Award​

The Spirit of the Land-Grant Mission Award recognizes faculty for excellence in integrating and promoting all facets of the land-grant mission—discovery, engagement, and learning—and who exemplify its spirit of partnership. This award highlights and celebrates faculty who have successfully developed an integrated, comprehensive program that benefits agriculture nationally and/or internationally. It is awarded annually.


2013 Award Winner


Ron Turco is the 2013 recipient of the Purdue
Spirit of the Land-Grant Mission Award. 

Please join us for a recognition ceremony on
Friday, February 21, 2014 from 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
in the Deans Auditorium, Pfendler Hall.