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Support the Award

One of the most cherished University endowments, established in the 1950s by Mr. Edwin L. Kennedy, the The John C. Baker Fund supports the Kennedy Lecture Series and the Distinguished Professor Program. Current income from this restricted endowment supports the appointment of a new Distinguished Professor each year.

To support The John C. Baker Fund Distinguished Professor Award, please make your gift to the Ohio University Foundation:

The Ohio University Foundation
PO Box 869
Athens, OH 45701-0869
800-592-FUND (3863)

Payment Options

  • Check: Please make payable to The Ohio University Foundation and write “Baker Distinguished Professor” in the memo line of the check.

  • Online: Secure gifts can be made online.

  • Payroll Deduction: Ohio University faculty and staff have the option of payroll deduction.