Alumni & Friends
The Alumni & Friends page exists to inform alumni, friends, and current students about the accomplishments and activities of the Purdue University Agricultural Economics graduates.
Ag Econ alumnus Dr. Adesina (MS ’85, PhD ’88) received an honorary doctorate in agriculture! Dr. Adesina is the President of the African Development Bank. He previously served as Nigeria's Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development. Learn more
How are Purdue Alumni making an impact? Upon receiving diplomas, Purdue Ag Econ graduates continue to achieve
noteworthy success in the workplace.
42nd Annual Snyder Lecture
The James C. Snyder Memorial Lecture
is the Department of Agricultural Economics’ signature event at Purdue University. The lectures were established at Purdue in February 1975 as an appropriate memorial to a distinguished member of the faculty.
This Award is presented by the Department of Agricultural Economics and is in recognition of those individuals with a strong connection to the Department of Agricultural Economics who have made outstanding contributions in their fields. The Apex Award represents the convergence of accomplishment in the lives of our honorees.