Roscoe Ellis, Jr. Lectureship

The Roscoe Ellis, Jr. Lectureship was established to advance soil science at Kansas State University by attracting prominent scholars to interact with students and faculty.

The lectures honor the career of Dr. Ellis and commemorate his many years of outstanding service to his students, Kansas State University, and the soil science community. His dedication, knowledge and helpfulness influenced many in their educational and scientific pursuits.

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Upcoming Lectures


Donations by family, friends, and associates of Dr. Ellis in excess of $10,000 endowed the Lectureship Fund with the Kansas State University Foundation. Income from this endowment supports expenses associated with providing this annual lectureship, but additional support is needed.

Give to the Ellis Lectureship fund

For more information, please contact the Roscoe Ellis, Jr. Lectureship Chair Nathan Nelson.

Previous Lecturers

Listing of previous Ellis Lecturers