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We sincerely thank our alums and friends whose generous support makes the activities of the Kautz-Uible Economics Institute possible. We encourage you to get involved with the institute and welcome your participation in our events, including our annual James C. Kautz Lecture, Kautz-Uible Women in Economics panels, and our annual economics homecoming event.


Together, let’s help our current students have an amazing educational experience.

How Can I Support?

How Can I Support?


Serve as a mentor for a current student throughout their UC experience. With this option, your only commitment will be your time. 

Meet with Students

Meet with students in person or virtually. With this option, your only commitment will be your time. 


Donate to the institute. We are able to carry out our mission thanks to  support from our alums and friends. Give as little or as much as you can.

Create a Scholarship

Support current UC economics students by establishing a named scholarship; options include both tuition and professional development scholarships.


Why Support?


Current Sponsors

Amanda Wait (BA, '00)

Partner | DLA Piper
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Sneha Amrit

KU Amanda Wait Fellowship

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Nida Aslam

KU Amanda Wait Fellowship


Erica Boling

KU Amanda Wait Fellowship

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Keya Nandi

KU Amanda Wait Fellowship

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Alena Rapien

KU Amanda Wait Fellowship

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Biridiana Saavedra

KU Amanda Wait Fellowship


Keiana Slaughter

KU Amanda Wait Fellowship


Nandita Jena (MS, '03)

Head of Operational Resilience – US Region | CIBC

Vanshika Rana

KU Nandita Jena Renewable Fellowship

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Joni Lewis (BBA, '08)

VP of Finance and IT | BAND-IT, IDEX Corporation

Richy Richardson

KU Joni Lewis Fellowship


Sean Sullivan (BA, '09)

Senior Options Level Trader | Chicago Trading Company
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Adam Kent

KU Sean Sullivan Fellowship

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