The Fusch Fund, established by Richard Alexander (OWU ’82) and other alumni in Honor of Dr. Richard Fusch, is intended to enhance the experiences of Geography, Environmental Studies, and Urban Studies students at Ohio Wesleyan. The fund is for costs related to fieldwork, research, and related activities.


  1. For student and faculty research with a field component. This may include field experiences in upper-level courses with research foci. Student research should be supervised by a Geography faculty member.
  2. For travel expenses for students to attend geographic conferences and meetings. Student must have a C or better in all classes the semester the travel will occur.
  3. For bringing outside speakers to campus for lectures on topics relating to Geography, Environmental Studies, or Urban Studies.

Please contact a Geography faculty member (Prof. Allen, Dr. Krygier, or Dr. Rowley) if you are interested in applying for the fund.