Gifts at work

The generous support of College of Education and Human Development alumni and friends makes a real difference to students, faculty, and staff.

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

Giving matters

Easing financial anxiety

Yiting Li

For many PhD students, funding can be challenging. Especially if you are a first-generation international student. Continue reading about funding challeges for many PhD students.

A voice for change

Lisa Yang

"I want my students to feel empowered by their education." Continue reading how CEHD supports a passion for teaching

In support of transfer students

Ozge Biyik

Funds to support transfer students who intend to become teachers. Continue reading how CEHD supports transfer students.

Inference Galaxy—interstellar adventures in reading comprehension

CEHD researchers pool their expertise to create engaging instructional tools

There are many ways the human brain can go off track during development—trauma, poor nutrition, neurocognitive disorders, stress, genetic diseases—all affecting the trajectory of people’s lives. Often, early diagnosis and intervention are key to helping all people thrive and develop into happy, high-functioning adults. Learn more about how researchers are using technology to link the science of reading to effective reading instruction.

Panayiota (Pani) Kendeou and Kristen McMaster
Panayiota (Pani) Kendeou and Kristen McMaster helped develop Inference Galaxy, a creative and engaging way to help young children improve their reading skills.

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Endowed chairs and professorships

Current appointments

Robert H. Beck Chair of Ideas in Education

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Robert H. Beck Chair of Ideas in Education

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Nancy M. and John E. Lindahl Endowed Professorship for Excellence in Teaching

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Emma Birkmaier Education Leadership Professorship

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Emma Birkmaier Education Leadership Professorship

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Emma Birkmaier Education Leadership Professorship

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Frank Symons Associate Dean for Research and Policy

Department of Education Psychology

Guy Bond Chair in Reading

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Panayiota Kendeou Associate Professor, Director of graduate studies

Department of Educational Psychology

Dr. Pauline Boss Faculty Fellowship in Ambiguous Loss

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Campbell Leadership Chair in Education and Human Development

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Campbell Leadership Chair in Education and Human Development

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Michael Rodriguez Dean and Professor, College of Education and Human Development

Department of Educational Psychology

Carmen Starkson Campbell Endowed Faculty Fellow for Innovation in Teacher Development

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Carmen Starkson Campbell Endowed Faculty Fellow for Innovation in Teacher Development

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

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Joan Blakey Professor and School Director

School of Social Work

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

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Lowell W. Hellervik Endowed Chair in Leadership and Adult Career Development

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Lowell W. 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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Bonnie Westby Huebner Endowed Chair in Education and Technology

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Irving B. Harris Professorship in Child Development

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Ann Masten Regents Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor

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William Harris Professorship in Child Development

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Kathleen Thomas Professor & Institute Director

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Taylor-Leon Professorship in Exercise Science and Health Enhancement

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Taylor-Leon Professorship in Exercise Science and Health Enhancement

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Lindahl Leadership Faculty Fellow

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

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Lynne and Andrew Redleaf Foundation Endowed Director

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Damien Fair Professor, Lynne and Andrew Redleaf Foundation Endowed Director of the Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain

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June and Philip and Leo and Christine Stern Family Chair in Reading Success

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

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American Guidance Service, Inc. & John P. Yackel Professorship in Educational Assessment and Measurement

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American Guidance Service, Inc. & John P. Yackel Professorship in Educational Assessment and Measurement

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American Guidance Service, Inc. & John P. Yackel Professorship in Educational Assessment and Measurement

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