It is with much sadness the Department of Economics announces the passing of Elmus Rogers Wicker, Professor Emeritus of Economics and former department chair. “Wick” as he was affectionately called, passed away on April 18, 2020. Several colleagues have shared their tributes and memories of Wick.
We are also very saddened that alumnus E. Scott Thatcher passed away this year. Read about Mr. Thatcher and his endowed gift to fund the Elmus R. Wicker Chair in Economics in the Alumni In Memoriam article.