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

Social innovation challenge

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School of Social Work launched the first-ever Student Social Innovation Challenge. Continue reading how the YDL community supports students.

Access to higher education

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Free textbooks for curriculum and instruction students. Continue reading how Norm and Ann Hoffman gift supports learning.

Educational leadership

Bonnie and Clark Kirkpatrick Scholarship

The Bonnie and Clark Kirkpatrick Scholarship for Educational Leadership made a huge difference for Megan Red Shirt-Shaw.
Learn how a generous gift creates opportunities for aspiring community builders.

Brain boost
CEHD plays a starring role in the new Masonic Institute for the Developing Brain to help children build healthy connections for life

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 the breakthrough discoveries that improve children’s lives.

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Michael Georgieff and Damien Fair

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Endowed chairs and professorships

Current appointments

Robert Holmes Beck Chair of Ideas in Education

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Nancy M. and John E. Lindahl Professor for Excellence in Teaching

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Emma M. Birkmaier Professor in Educational Leadership

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Emma M. Birkmaier Professor in Educational Leadership

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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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Deborah Dillon Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Programs

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Guy Bond Chair in Reading

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Panayiota Kendeou Associate Professor, Director of graduate studies

Department of Educational Psychology

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

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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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

Institute of Child Development

William Harris Professor of Child Development and Psychiatry

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Leon-Taylor Professorship in Exercise Science and Health Enhancement

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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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June and Phillip and Leo and Christine Stern Family Professorship in Reading Success

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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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