Professor Mike Baizerman

Social Work professor Mike Baizerman is improving lives by using play to teach future youth workers.

Improving Lives

Thanks to generous alumni and friends, the College of Education and Human Development’s Improving Lives Campaign surpassed its $110 million goal in support of faculty, students, research, and outreach!

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

Because of you, we have additional resources for:

$105 million of $110 million goal
Your gifts are supporting:

Student support


Faculty/staff support






We are still completing the campaign for a new Institute of Child Development building.

Learn more about the project.

Together, driven by a belief in a better tomorrow

Former Dean Quam
We are driven by our belief in the value of every child and adult, each with unique talents and challenges. We share our knowledge for public use to impact and improve lives.

Jean Quam, Former Dean
College of Education and Human Development