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Gifts at work

During the past five years, the College of Education and Human Development has raised over $9 million in gifts from alumni and friends. These gifts are making a real difference to students, faculty, and staff.

The following are just a few examples of how gifts are being used.

Giving matters

Inspiring math learners

Lesa Clarkson

A Mooty Foundation gift helps Lesa Clarkson foster math skills in North Minneapolis.
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Support for women scholars

Graduate student I-Ling Yeh and assistant professor LeAnne Johnson

With the Women’s Philanthropic Leadership Circle, small gifts make a big difference.
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Dreams to teach come true

Josh Oxborough, M.Ed. student, initial licensure program, and Kelsie Meyer, senior, English as a second language program

The Schulze Family Foundation supports future teachers who have a passion for subjects in short supply.
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Endowed chairs and professorships

Current appointments

Robert Holmes Beck Chair of Ideas in Education

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Emma M. Birkmaier Professor in Educational Leadership

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Guy Bond Chair in Reading

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Deborah Dillon Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Programs

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Guy Bond Chair in Reading

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Campbell Leadership Chair in Education and Human Development

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Campbell Chair for Innovation in Teacher Development

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Gamble-Skogmo Land Grant Chair in Child Welfare and Youth Policy

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Hellervik Endowed Chair in Leadership and Adult Career Development

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Bonnie Westby Huebner Endowed Chair in Education and Technology

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Irving Harris Professor of Child Development

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Ann Masten Regents Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

William Harris Professor of Child Development and Psychiatry

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Dante Cicchetti McKnight Presidential Chair

Institute of Child Development

The Lindahl Leadership Professor

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The Nancy and John Lindahl Leadership Professor

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Dorothy McNeill and Elbridge Ashcraft Tucker Chair for Women in Exercise Science and Sport

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John W. and Nancy E. Peyton Faculty Fellow in Child and Adolescent Wellbeing

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Sidney and Marguerite Henry Professor of Children's and Young Adult Literature

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Rodney S. Wallace Professor for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning

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Yackel Professor of Educational Assessment and Measurement

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Yackel Professor of Educational Assessment and Measurement

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