College of Education and Human Development wordmark.

About the college

Dean Jean Quam

For more than 100 years, our faculty, students, staff, and alumni have had a deep and historic impact on society. We are driven by a sustained belief in the value of each child, each person, as an individual with unique talents and challenges; an understanding that research and collaboration with community professionals will lead to solutions that will improve lives; and a dedication to preparing educational and human service professionals to carry the values and knowledge discovered here into the world to make it a better place.  

Our college makes a real difference in people’s lives. Discover that difference for yourself.

Jean K. Quam, Dean
@JeanKQuam

Mission

The mission of the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development is to contribute to a just and sustainable future through engagement with the local and global communities to enhance human learning and development at all stages of the life span.

Vision

The College will advance research, teaching, and community engagement to increase opportunities for all individuals to have a successful start in life and to foster healthy human development, and will provide programs that meet the demands of the 21st century.

Did you know facts Did you know Did you know CEHD has more than75,000 alumniworldwide.

College student profile

Enrollment (2017-18 Academic Year)

Total enrollment: 4,823
Undergraduate: 2,500
Graduate: 2,323
Full time: 3,913
Part time: 910

Degrees granted

1,644 degrees granted during 2016-17 (760 B.S., 502 M.Ed., 382 masters and advanced graduate degrees). In addition, 387 students completed post baccalaureate teacher licensure (285 initial licensure, 102 additional licensure).

College administration

 

Dean Jean Quam

Jean K. Quam

Dean
jquam@umn.edu | 612-626-5177
@JeanKQuam

Kenneth Bartlett

Kenneth Bartlett

Associate Dean for Faculty Development and International Initiatives
bartlett@umn.edu | 612-624-4935

Deborah Dillon

Deborah Dillon

Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Programs
dillon@umn.edu | 612-626-8271

Na'im Madyun

Na'im Madyun

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs, Diversity, and Equity
madyu002@umn.edu | 612-624-5761

Frank J. Symons

Frank Symons

Associate Dean for Research and Policy
symon007@umn.edu | 612-626-8697

Employment opportunities

College contacts

List of administrative services and contacts.

Employment

To view and apply for open positions, please visit the University of Minnesota Employment System. When searching postings, search by Department for open positions in CEHD.

Additional resources