Andrew W. Hopkins

Retirement Date: 1951

Professor Emeritus

Andrew Hopkins (Deceased) served as a professor in the Department of Agricultural Journalism (now LSC) from 1913 until 1951 and served as the department chairman for 37 years.  A Wisconsin native, Hopkins was decided to Wisconsin, family farms, livestock agriculture, and clear communication, and during his tenure with the department he worked tirelessly to further these causes.Hopkins served on the college radio committee and played a key role in establishing agricultural outreach through WHA and in pioneering farm and home radio.  He was known as an innovator in information programs and played a key role in establishing a tradition for useful extension information.