Donor Recognition in the KU Slavic Department

The faculty of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and its students gratefully acknowledge the support of our alumni and friends. Your donations help us to maintain the excellence of our programs. Please read The Lawrencian Chronicle to see the great things our students do with your support.


2014-2015 | 2013-2014 | 2012-2013 | 2011-2012 | 2010-2011 | 2009-2010 | 2008-2009 | 2007-2008 | 2006-2007

2005-2006 | 2004-2005 | 2003-2004 | 2002-2003 | 2001-2002 | 2000-2001


2014-2015

$10,000+

  • Edith W. Clowes and Craig L. Huneke
  • Margaret J. Clowes

$1000+

  • Barbara K. and William C. Nelson
  • Sam Clowes Huneke
  • Edith W. Clowes and Craig L. Huneke

$100+

  • Elaine Fitzback Davies
  • Jane Smiros
  • Kurt C. Shaw

Up to $100

  • Galina Conrad
  • Aric L. Tolar

2013-2014

$10,000+

  • Fiduciary Charitable Foundation
  • Edith W. Clowes

$1000+

  • Sam Clowes-Huneke
  • Barbara K. Nelson and William C. Nelson

$100+

  • Patricia Cain Rodewald and Lance E. Rodewald
  • Kurt C. Shaw
  • Elaine Fitzback Davies
  • Maia A. and Jacob W. Kipp
  • Mary Hermanson Greff and Andrew K. Greff
  • Stephanie  Smiros

Up to $100

  • Timothy Pogacar, PhD
  • Sara D. Wiener
  • Galina P. Conrad

2012-2013

$1000+

  • Larry A. Brey
  • Sam Clowes-Huneke, Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Margaret J. Clowes, Czech Opportunity Fund

$100+

  • Elaine Fitzback Davies
  • Marc L. Greenberg and Marta Pirnat-Greenberg
  • Jason Hines
  • Jack R. T. Jordan
  • Brenda Conrad Schuman, Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Kurt C. Shaw
  • Stephanie Smiros
  • Angela Warren Hood

Up to $100

  • Galina P. Conrad
  • Michael T. Fein, To support Parker Library
  • Stanley Thomas and Carol A. Greer
  • Craig J. Barto

2011-2012

$1000+

  • Anonymous
  • Anya Al-Salem, Viktoria Olskaia, and Margarete Dorsch - Gabriel Al-Salem Memorial Fund
  • Margaret J. Clowes, Czech Opportunity Fund

$100+

  • Steve M. Alpers - SLL Fund, Conrad Memorial Fund, Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Craig J. Barto
  • David Bethea
  • Larry A. Brey
  • Dan E. Davidson
  • Elaine Davies Fitzback, Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Marc L. Greenberg and Marta Pirnat-Greenberg
  • Mary Hermanson Greff
  • Jack R. T. Jordan
  • Maia A. Kipp, Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Ann Look - In memory of Rudolph Oberzan
  • Stephen J. and Marie-Luce Parker
  • Timothy Pogacar
  • Patricia Cain Rodewald
  • Stephanie Smiros
  • Howard and Karla Solomon

Up to $100

  • Natalie A. Bazan
  • Thomas R. Beyer, Jr.
  • Carol A. Greer
  • Jason Merrill
  • Gary Roy
  • Sara D. Wiener
  • Laura K. Wilhelm

2010-2011

$500+

  • Larry A. Brey (+ 3M match)
  • William J. Comer
  • Galina P. Conrad - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Karla M. Conrad - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Belinda J. Schuman - Conrad Memorial Fund

$100+

  • Craig J. Barto
  • Maria and Thomas Carlson
  • Elaine Fitzback Davies - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Marc L. Greenberg and Marta Pirnat-Greenberg
  • Mary Hermanson Greff
  • Jason Hines
  • Maia A. and Jacob Kipp - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Bill Nelson and Honorary Consul for Slovenia Barbara Nelson
  • Stephen J. and Marie-Luce Parker
  • Cassandra Payton
  • Patricia Cain Rodewald
  • Kurt C. Shaw
  • Candan and Daniel Spellman
  • Sara D. Wiener
  • Susan M. Zvacek - Czech Opportunity Fund

Up to $100

  • William Derbyshire
  • Michael T. Fein
  • James L. Ford
  • Carol A. Greer
  • Zhulieta P. Kaludova
  • Caroline L. Lewis
  • Timothy Pogacar
  • Jesse H. and Andreja Saich
  • David S. Samms
  • Angee Sisco
  • Stephanie Smiros
  • Lt. Col. Paul E. Wade and Dava M. Wade
  • Laura Kristan Wilhelm

2009-2010

$5,000+

  • Margaret C. Bowles - Czech Opportunity Fund

$500+

  • Larry A. Brey (+ 3M Foundation Match)
  • Belinda Conrad Schuman and Karla Conrad - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Jack R. T. Jordan
  • Susan M. Zvacek - Czech Opportunity Fund

$100+

  • Craig J. Barto
  • Elaine F. Davies - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Marc L. Greenberg and Marta Pirnat-Greenberg
  • Mary Hermanson Greff
  • Jason Hines
  • Angela D. Hood
  • Maia A. Kipp - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Brenda K. Lewis
  • Kerrianne Monahan
  • Stephen J. and Marie-Luce Parker
  • Gary D. Roy
  • Candan and Daniel Spellman

Up to $100

  • James L. Ford
  • Carol A. Greer
  • Jason Merrill
  • Timothy Pogacar
  • Sara D. Wiener
  • Laura K. Wilhelm

2008-2009

$5,000+

  • Margaret C. Bowles - Czech Opportunity Fund

$500+

  • 3M Foundation - Matching gift to donation of Larry A. Brey

$100+

  • Maria Carlson
  • Elaine Fitzback Davies - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Marc L. Greenberg and Marta Pirnat-Greenberg
  • Annette L. Grogan
  • Mary Hermanson Greff
  • Maia A. Kipp - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Stephen J. and Marie-Luce Parker
  • Patricia Cain Rodelwald
  • Gary D. Roy - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Candan Crawford Spellman
  • Strawberry Hill Museum & Cultural Center (in-kind donation)
  • Richard L. and Mary C. Windholz

Up to $100

  • Mary Lynn Brehm - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Col. (ret.) Noel L. Doyle, Jr. - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • M. Brooks Lobkowicz - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Mary Orazem Martins
  • Timothy Pogacar
  • Sara D. Wiener Laura K. and Christopher M. Wilhelm - Conrad Memorial Fund

2007-2008

$5,000+

  • Anonymous - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Margaret J. Clowes - Czech Opportunity Fund

$1,000+

  • Thomas F. and Evon C. Cooper - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • John E. and Olivann R. Hobbie - Czech Opportunity Fund

$100+

  • Craig J. Barto
  • Larry A. Brey (3M match)
  • Jack R. T. Jordan
  • Samuel Clowes-Huneke - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Elaine F. Davies - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • James L. Ford
  • Marc L. and Marta P. Greenberg
  • Annette L. Grogan
  • Mary Hermanson Greff
  • Jason Hines
  • Angela D. Hood
  • Jacob W. and Maia A. Kipp
  • Brenda K. Lewis
  • Stephen J. and Marie-Luce Parker
  • Patricia C. Rodelwald
  • Candan C. Spellman
  • Sara D. Wiener
  • Richard L. Windholz

Up to $100

  • Alexander P. Boguslawski
  • Bradley K. Hansen
  • Roger L. Embree
  • Michael T. Fein
  • Bradley K. Hansen
  • Corey Mass
  • Bethany Keidel and Rick M. Smart

2006-2007

$5,000+

  • Conrad family - Conrad Memorial Fund

$1,000+

  • Donald L. Anderson
  • Craig J. Barto
  • Larry A. Brey (3M match)
  • Kurt A. Harper

$100+

  • Edith W. Clowes and Craig Huneke - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Elaine F. Davies
  • Alice and Dennis Diederich
  • Sarah Phillips Fleming
  • Mary Hermanson Greff
  • Marc L. and Marta P. Greenberg
  • Brenda K. Lewis
  • Stephen and Marie-Luce Parker
  • Kurt C. Shaw
  • Candan Crawford and Daniel L. Spellman
  • Sara D. Wiener
  • Susan M. Zvacek - Czech Opportunity Fund

Up to $100

  • Bradley K. Hansen
  • Corey Mass
  • Tim Pogacar
  • Patricia Cain Rodelwald
  • Bethany Keidel and Rick M. Smart
  • Thayer and Constance Thompson
  • Richard L. and Mary C. Windholz

2005-2006

$5,000+

  • Anonymous
  • Stephen J. Parker

$100+

  • Edith W. Clowes - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Dan Davidson
  • Dennis A. and Alice M. Diederich - Czech Opportunity Fund
  • Sarah P. Fleming
  • Dr. B. A. Franklin and Gail Franklin
  • Marc L. and Marta P. Greenberg
  • Mary (Hermanson) Greff
  • Jason and Christa Hines
  • Angela D. Hood
  • Gary D. Roy
  • Kurt C. Shaw
  • Candan and Daniel Spellman
  • Susan M. Zvacek - Czech Opportunity Fund

Up to $100

  • Alexander P. Boguslawski
  • Elaine Fitzback Davies
  • Leanne M. Keefe
  • Rick and Bethany Smart
  • Thomas A. Spencer
  • Sara D. Wiener
  • Christopher and Laura Wilhelm

2004-2005

$5,000+

  • Bramlage Family Foundation

$1,000+

  • Kurt A. Harper

$100+

  • Daniel P. Gallagher - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Marc L. and Marta P. Greenberg
  • Christa and Jason Hines - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Stephen J. and Marie-Luce Parker
  • Kurt C. Shaw
  • Daniel and Candan Crawford Spellman
  • Dana M. Wade - Conrad Memorial Fund

Up to $100

  • Alexander P. Boguslawski
  • Carol and Stanley Thomas Greer
  • Angela D. Warren Hood
  • Corey Mass
  • Timothy Pogacar
  • Patricia Cain Rodewald
  • Thomas A. Spencer
  • Malgorzata Stamm
  • Richard L. Windholz

2003-2004

$1,000+

  • Kurt A. Harper

$100+

  • Larry A. Brey (3M match)
  • Belinda J. Schuman (Conrad) - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Edith W. Clowes and Craig Huneke
  • Karla M. Conrad - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Elaine Fitzback Davies - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Marc L. and Marta P. Greenberg - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Howard A. & Suzanne Greenberg
  • Mary Hermanson Greff - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Sunah Lee - Conrad Memorial Fund
  • Stephen J. & Marie-Luce Parker
  • Leonard Polakiewicz
  • Kurt Shaw
  • Willcoxon Family Foundation

Up to $100

  • Alexander P. Boguslawski
  • Patricia Cain Rodewald
  • Richard L. Windholz

2002-2003

$1,000+

  • Kurt A. Harper

$100+

  • Edith W. Clowes and Craig Huneke
  • Marc L. and Marta P. Greenberg
  • Howard A. & Suzanne Greenberg
  • Alexander C. Kipp
  • Cynthia L. Schiffelbein
  • Kurt C. Shaw
  • Willcoxon Family Foundation

Up to $100

  • Stephen J. & Marie-Luce Parker
  • Patricia Cain Rodewald
  • Andrew J. Smith
  • Angela D. Warren Hood
  • Richard L. Windholz

2001-2002

$100+

  • Howard A. & Suzanne Greenberg
  • Marc L. and Marta P. Greenberg

Up to $100

  • Tatiana R. Spektor
  • Gabriel Al-Salem
  • Stephen M. Dickey
  • Richard L. Windholz
  • Edith W. Clowes
  • Maia & Jacob Kipp
  • Elaine Fitzback Davies
  • Timothy Pogacar
  • Ben Admussen
  • Stephen J. & Marie-Luce Parker

2000-2001

$1,000+

  • Kerrianne Monahan

$100+

  • Margaret J. Clowes

Up to $100

  • Gail L. Franklin
  • Angela D. Warren Hood
  • Stephen J. & Marie-Luce Parker
  • Edith W. Clowes

Giving

KU’s Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies program is one of only 12 federally-funded national resource centers in the US
Only doctoral program in Slavic Languages and Literatures between the Mississippi and the West Coast
100% of graduate students in the Slavic program had funding in academic year 2012-13
KU's Libraries house over 500,000 volumes of Slavic books and electronic editions
Two of the department’s last four doctoral candidates have won a Fulbright grants to conduct dissertation research abroad