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Your gift matters

CEHD's leadership in education, human development, and research depends upon the generosity of alumni and friends. When you invest in education, dividends go to everyone.

Your gifts fund scholarships, diversity initiatives, investment in faculty, and other areas that strengthen our academic mission while ensuring collaboration with community practitioners. Your support makes innovation possible while sustaining CEHD’s ongoing work to improve lives.

Our students benefit from a supportive and challenging environment with special opportunities such as research experiences, study abroad and internships. Our faculty are among the best in the world, conducting field-changing research and engaging all students in learning. Our graduates go on to be leaders and in their careers and in their communities – instilled with a commitment to improving lives for children and families.

Gifts of all amounts have an impact, and you can make a difference with your support.

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In 2018-19, donors supported these priority areas:


Student support
$3.2 million

Faculty & staff support

$3.9 million

Impact of giving

A lasting gift to social work graduates

Jean Quam

As Jean Quam steps down as dean and enters phased retirement, there will be a lot to remember her by—her steady leadership, her sense of humor, and her interest in others are some examples.
Read about the Jean K. Quam Fellowship in Social Work

From repairing typewriters to cracking the glass ceiling

Veronica Johnson (right) with one of her
scholarship recipients, Hafsa M. Mahad.

Veronica Johnson (BS ’68) has always been a woman to watch. This retired IBM employee and home economics alumna says people never knew what to make of her success in a male-dominated field.
Read about Ruth and Omer Netteberg Scholarship.

We believe that education plus human development
equals virtually limitless possibility.

Giving to departments and centers

CEHD departments and programs have priorities specific to their student body and research areas. If you would like to support a unit within CEHD, please visit our directory to find your area of interest or contact the development team.

CEHD ConnectThe magazine for the College of Education and Human Development

Special Issue: Racism, Resilience, and Resolve Fall 2020