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Winter 2004-2005

Annual Report
Fiscal Year2003-2004
Contents
01
02
WINTER
Dean’s Note
State of the School
2004 - 2005

04 Foundation and Corporation Support


08 Support From Individuals
10 Development Notes
12 Gift Report
21 Class Notes
23 Campaign Goals
24 Allumni Information
Contact Information: soe.umich.edu Dean’s Office: (734) 764-9470 Development Office: (734) 764-7563

Events Calendar
Thursday, January 6: Monday, April 11:
Educational Studies Colloquium. Magnia George, a postdoctoral research AERA Reception, Montreal (no description)
fellow in Educational Studies, will speak on the topic, Culturally Responsive
Science Education: An ecological perspective on learning and teaching Friday, April 22:
science. Student Awards Reception (no description)

Monday, January 17: Saturday, April 30:


MLK Family Day (no description) Spring Commencement

Thursday-Friday, February 3-4:


Social Justice Symposium (no description) Spring/Summer Events

Thursday, February 19: Thursday, May 5: Educational Studies Colloquium. Deborah Carter, Associate
Educational Studies Colloquium. Annmarie Palincsar, Jean and Charles Wal- Professor in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education,
green Professor of Reading and Literacy, Educational Studies and Language, will speak on the topic, Theoretical and Empirical Foundations of the Study
Literacy, and Culture, will speak on the topic, Rendering Content Knowledge of Student Transition to College.
and Teaching Practice in Accessible, Visible, and Powerful Ways: A study of
reading comprehension instruction. Monday, May 9:
Annual UM/CPTM Mathematics Education Leadership Conference. For more
Thursday, March 10: information contact Teresa McMahon, teresam@umich.edu, (734) 615.9048.
Educational Studies Colloquium. Betsy Davis, Assistant Professor in Educa-
tional Studies and Science Education, will speak on the topic, Supporting June 3-4:
New Elementary Teachers in Teaching Inquiry-Oriented Science Emeritus Weekend

Friday, March 18: Cover Note


Center for Proficiency in Teaching Mathematics Colloquium. Alice Artzt and
Alan Sultan, professors from Queens College, New York, will speak on Math- Many faculty, staff, and students, as well as alumni, pass through
ematicians Are From Mars; Math Educators Are From Venus: The Story of a the west doors of the School of Education without ever looking up.
Successful Collaboration in Teacher Education. For more information contact Crowning the concrete pilasters on both the east and west facades
Teresa McMahon, teresam@umich.edu, are representations of school houses, the architects Perkins, Fel-
(734) 615.9048. lows, and Hamilton’s homage to the purpose of the building.

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Dean’s Note
Gifts to the University of Michigan School of Education come in many
forms: good advice about our programs from an alumna serving as a co-
operating teacher; a generous check from an emeritus professor; a warm
welcome to join in partnership by a local superintendent, an invitation to
apply for foundation funding after a presentation. Our alumni, friends,
and supporters provide a steady flow of financial and intellectual suste-
nance for the life’s work of such a place: Teaching and learning. Re-
searching. Tackling the complex problems facing public education for
the sakes of young people everywhere.
Our Annual Report issue of Innovator gives us a chance to say, “Thank you so much for your generosity. Your
financial support helped us to accomplish so much this year, and we’re grateful.” The Annual Report issue also
allows us to take stock of our growth and progress as a learning community and as an institution, to celebrate our
strengths, and to articulate our hopes for the future.

2004 finds the School of Education strong, with nationally recognized faculty, cutting-edge research and develop-
ment projects, and talented students at the doctoral, masters, and undergraduate levels. Our ties grow stronger
with other departments and professional schools on the UM campus, in recognition that some of the best work we
do is collaborative and interdisciplinary. Stronger, too are our relationships with regional school districts, inter-
mediate school districts, and other institutions of higher education, in recognition that the problems and issues of
public education require diverse, grounded perspectives and collaborative action to address.

At the same time, like many other institutions of higher education in Michigan and other units on campus, we’ve
had to engage in belt-tightening and trimming, as our state struggles with deficit. Now, more than ever, we depend
on your largesse to do the following:

-Provide scholarships for students who are determined to address the pressing issues and needs in
public education
-Endow faculty positions, so we can continue to retain our talented faculty
-Enhance our technological capacities, so we can continue to integrate new technologies into disciplinary-
focused curriculum and instruction.
-Expand our capacity to share findings and explore the implications of research in collaboration with
teachers, administrators, and entire communities through outreach.

I want to take this opportunity to thank all the donors who are listed in these pages. We welcome your gifts!

Karen Wixson

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State of th
State of the School
Jeff Mortimer

The 2005 U.S. News and World Report rankings placed


the University of Michigan School of Education in the
top 10 for the 9th straight year. Its Higher Education
Administration program was deemed the nation’s best,
while its programs in Educational Psychology (3rd),
Educational Policy (4th), Elementary Education (8th),
Curriculum/Instruction (9th) and Administration/Super-
vision (10th) were also ranked in the top 10.

As satisfying as they are, rankings alone are not the


measure of the School. What really matters is that, as
Dean Karen Wixson wrote in her annual report to the
University Provost, “this School addresses current
ship in developing policies and practices that can
overcome educational disparities in P-16 education.
We work at the intersections of meaningful research
and professional practice and build communities that
include people working in roles ranging from classroom
teachers to school principals to university administra-
tors and researchers.”

The School’s research programs also reflect the in-


ter- and multidisciplinary perspectives so essential
for dealing with educational problems. For example,
under the leadership of Professor Barry Fishman,
faculty within the School have been instrumental in the
development of a cross-unit initiative in the Learning
educational problems in ways that really make a differ- Sciences, an emerging interdisciplinary field dedicated
ence.” For instance, the School of Education’s Center to the study and understanding of human learning in
for Learning Technologies in Urban Schools (LeTUS), such real-world contexts as museums or social settings,
in partnership with the Detroit Public Schools, recently organizational and industrial workplaces, and academic
received the Urban Impact Award (pictured below, right) or scientific communities, as well as schools. Similarly,
at the annual fall conference of the Great City Schools. Professor Brian Rowan is leading an effort to develop
The project, which began in 1998 and eventually in- collaborations between educational researchers in the
volved 47 teachers and 8,000 students, focused on sci- School and research scientists in the Institute for Social
ence and social studies curriculum and the meaningful Research.
integration of technology. The result: steady gains in
middle school science achievement, and a reduction of Teaching
the gender gap between female students and their lower
achieving male peers. In addition to producing research of high quality and
Growing synergy among research and teaching, profes- enduring relevance, education as a field within a
sional service and social justice has led to significant premier public university must also excel in prepar-
progress, as measured by intellectual ferment and clar- ing future educators. In particular, “University-based
ity of purpose. teacher preparation has received increased scrutiny and
criticism in political debates about education in this
Research country,” says Dean Wixson. “Our preparation programs
reflect the marriage of subject matter knowledge with
The School’s portfolio of externally funded research has pedagogical knowledge and skills. Although they are
grown tremendously over the past decade, with annual already among the best, we need to continue to innovate
research expenditures totaling almost $19 million last and improve.” Excellent faculty with a deep commit-
year, and 38 of the 66 faculty involved in separately ment to undergraduate education are key to this suc-
funded projects. A recent report from the Institute for cess. This year, Elizabeth Moje was named an Arthur
Scientific Information ranks the School third among the F. Thurnau Professor, in recognition of her “positive
nation’s schools and colleges of education for total num- impact on the intellectual development and lives of
ber of publications in the years 1997-2000, but first— students.”
by a wide margin—in the rate of publication per faculty
member. The same report ranked the School first in the A former Thurnau Professor, Professor Deborah Ball,
nation for the impact of its research. And this impact has assumed the role of Director of Teacher Education
continues to grow, as additional projects are funded. and is leading the School in a careful examination of its
For example, Professor Pat King, chair of the Center elementary and secondary teacher preparation programs
for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education at both the undergraduate and post-graduate levels,
(CSHPE) is embarking upon a multi-year study examin- with an emphasis on collaborations with other academic
ing conditions and practices that affect the achievement units.
of liberal arts outcomes among college students at 14
different institutions. The School is also enriching and rethinking important
components of the post-graduate curriculum. Professor
“We are proud of the fact that our research informs the Roger Goddard helped the Educational Studies program
great national debate about how to overcome massive launch a dual master’s-degree program with the Ross
inequalities in educational opportunity at all levels,” School of Business, while the Center for the Study of
says the Dean. “Of equal importance is the fact that we Higher and Postsecondary Education, chaired by Pro-
prepare researchers and practitioners to provide leader fessor Patricia King, is continuing development of

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he School
both the established dual degree with the Ford School
of Public Policy and an MA concentration in Medical
Education with the Medical School.

Inspired by its participation in the Carnegie Initia-


tive on the Doctorate, Professor Valerie Lee has led a
group of faculty from Educational Studies in identifying
aspects of its doctoral program that could be enhanced,
especially the core courses for all students in the pro-
gram, including the research methodology courses.

Professional Service/Outreach
The Committee on Education for Equity and Social
Justice, co-chaired in 2003-04 by faculty members
Steve Raudenbush and John Burkhardt, with the active
involvement of graduate students, mounted a year-
long innovative seminar series and a course on social
justice issues in education. As Dean Wixson says, “The
ultimate goals of our Social Justice Initiative are to
improve the climate of the School with regard to issues
of diversity and inclusiveness, recruit and retain more
faculty, staff, and students of color, and align our cur-
ricula with the values we espouse regarding diversity in
our research, teaching, and professional service.”

The School’s demographics demonstrate the interim


As part of a public university, the School’s impact must success of the initiative. Of the School’s 509 graduate
extend beyond its students, faculty and graduates. It is students, 67% are women and 23% are minorities. Of
not enough to create knowledge and prepare profession- 285 undergraduates, 42% are women and 9% are mi-
als; dedicated practitioners already in the field need to norities. Two of five faculty appointments for the current
share directly in the benefits the School provides, and academic year are faculty of color, bringing the School’s
students need to interact with those practitioners. total to seven, four tenured and three untenured.
Current noteworthy outreach efforts include an ongoing Dean Wixson sums up the 2003-04 year when she says,
collaboration with Michigan State University on an an- “At a time when schools and colleges of education are
nual Superintendents’ Institute, involvement in the state under attack for trying to maintain the status quo rather
of Michigan’s Reading First grant, and the participation than engaging in and facilitating educational improve-
of our Interactive Communications and Simulations ment, the University of Michigan School of Education
program with the Michigan Civics Institute. In addition, stands out for the progress it has made toward improving
the School also holds summer institutes for teachers, teaching and learning at all levels of education and in
administrators, and teacher educators in the areas of all settings, especially for underserved populations.”
reading and mathematics, and its Community College
Consortium is a renowned resource for two-year post-
secondary institutions.

At the undergraduate level, the Lives of Urban Children


and Youth (LUCY) Initiative, under the leadership of
Stella Raudenbush, provides students with an excellent
intellectual context for preparing to interact effectively
in a complex world. Undergraduates have the opportu-
nity to engage in the intellectual, ethical, economic, sci-
entific, and justice-seeking challenges of contemporary
society and, in particular, its urban centers. The LUCY
Initiative provides courses and co-curricular activities
that permit students to connect their academic inquiry
and their civic engagement.

Social Justice
The struggle for social justice is, in many ways, the
river into which these streams eventually flow. All of
the above would count for little if these goals were not
addressed, in terms of the knowledge generated, the
content of the curriculum, the makeup of the student
body and faculty, and the direction of outreach and
service efforts.

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Foundation and C
Foundation and Corporate Support
Eve Silberman
Spencer Foundation
Two UM Education School professors involved in very assume such positions as assistant superintendent of
different research activities received important help finance or director of business management. The ripple
from the Spencer Foundation. Professor Lesley Rex, effect of the speaker program will help define a “schol-
a former high school teacher and teacher educator, arly agenda” for the new combined program, Goddard
became an educational researcher to get answers to im- says.
portant questions such as: How can white middle-class
teachers successfully reach out to low achieving under Since it began making grants in 1971, the Chicago-
served students of color? Through her research, she has based Spencer Foundation has funded approximately
illustrated how, with a willingness to be self-aware and $250 million on research aimed at improving educa-
to talk openly about race, a motivated teacher can cross tion around the world. The foundation notes that it is
daunting racial and cultural barriers. “especially interested in groundbreaking and creative
ideas in research.” Spencer’s founder, Lyle Spencer,
“With this study, I am addressing the established an educational publishing company, Science
critical need for applicable insights into Research Associates (SRA), which provided the basis
how to prepare white teachers to teach of his wealth and ultimately made possible the creation
students unlike themselves,” Rex writes. of the Spencer Foundation. Charles Dollard, Spencer’s
Government statistics, she notes, indicate friend and one of the original directors of the founda-
that teaching remains primarily a white tion, stated, “Lyle had a passionate belief in education
woman’s profession; yet, there is little as the modus vivendi of a democratic society.”
research about white teachers in black classrooms—
particularly in high schools. A $35,000 grant from
the Spencer Foundation funded Rex’s research, which
included working with a graduate student. Grateful for W.K. Kellogg Foundation
the funding, Rex points out that her study was extremely
time-intensive. “I need to be in classrooms talking to
students over time and see on a day-to-day basis how Who should attend college? It’s a personal question,
things develop,” she says. yes, but the answer can affect everything from voting
patterns to earning potential. Thanks to a pair of grants
For her colleague Roger Goddard, a $100,000 grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, U-M Education
from the Spencer Foundation was a way of bridging the School Professor John Burkhardt is helping the state of
gap between the School of Education and the Business Michigan, through a project called Access to Democ-
School. The grant will fund a speaker series for faculty racy, look closely at what a college education means to
and graduate students in both schools. “We’ll be bring- its residents. “We’re trying to help transform the rela-
ing people around the country to speak at tionship between higher education and society,” says
Michigan about the intersection of educa- Burkhardt, “to help higher education be more clear in
tion and business,” Goddard says. The its public service mission.
speakers, key “thought leaders” in educa-
tion and business, will address under-ex-
plored areas of research and practice in “The Kellogg Foundation funded us to
both fields. develop a set of materials that would guide
community-based discussions about higher
The speaker program goes hand in hand with another ed purposes and the question of who
initiative that Goddard helped launch: a new dual should go to college,” explains Burkhardt.
master’s in business administration and educational “With their money, we’ve been organizing
studies. Goddard knows of only one other university, dialogues in communities around Michigan and training
Stanford, offering such a degree, and he says that the moderators.” High-level Michigan policy makers are
new master’s program is drawing many applicants from involved with the study, which started in fall 2004, and
around the country. Persons getting the degree might will target several regions.

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Corporate Support
A former administrator with the Battle Creek–based
Kellogg Foundation, Burkhardt points out that the
research project (supported in part by the two grants,
people in Detroit”. We envision future work making a
which total almost $240,000) is very much in keeping video from the photo essay. The work will also evolve
with the foundation’s tradition. “The Kellogg Foundation into a book that may be co-authored with the youth.”
has a long history of supporting projects that ensure that
community voices are reflected in public decisions and Explaining the opportunity her grant funding provides,
public policy,” says Burkhardt. Cereal industry pioneer Moje comments, ”Grants such as this are important
Will Keith Kellogg established the foundation in 1930. for at least three reasons: First, this work focuses on
adolescents and, until recently, few funding agencies
The foundation has continuously focused on building
have been interested in the learning and social lives of
the capacity of individuals, communities, and institu- adolescents. Most teachers, administrators, and other
tions to solve their own problems. people who work with youth are not able to study young
people closely in multiple contexts. The findings of my
work allow me to develop strategies and practices that
school and community-based people can use in teaching
W. T. Grant Foundation and youth work.

A foundation that values young people allowed UM Second, the W.T. Grant Faculty Scholar Award allows
Education School Professors Elizabeth Moje and Carla for longitudinal research that examines youth develop-
O’Connor to delve deeply into topics of concern to mi- ment over time. Few studies can achieve the depth and
nority youth. breadth of understanding that can be achieved in a five-
year sustained program of research.
Although educators have long known that mastery of
reading and writing is crucial to academic success, less “Third, the Faculty Scholar Award is dedicated to build-
is understood about how students approach those activi- ing an interdisciplinary cohort of scholars (e.g. anthro-
ties, both in and out of school. Elizabeth Moje wants to pologists, psychologists, physicians, and sociologists)
give educators a picture that has both depth and breadth. many of whom have begun to collaborate on related
Selected as a William T. Grant Faculty Scholar, she’s projects.” Moje, for example, is teaming with other re-
in the fifth and final year of a $290,000 research effort searchers who study Latino/a youth in different parts of
that encompasses predominantly Latino adolescents in the country. This team is employing a variety of methods
southwest Detroit. across a vast database to try to inform youth develop-
ment and educational endeavors in a variety of venues.
“My goal is to understand more broadly
than one typically does in education re- Research on black students’ performance in school
search where, when, how, why, and what has tended to focus on why they underperform. Carla
youth read and write,” says Moje. With that O’Connor takes the less traveled road of looking at how
end in mind, she and a team of researchers and why black students succeed. In particular, she’s
observed hundreds of middle school stu- examining how black students make sense of their own
dents in numerous classes, interviewed 60 of them, and racial identity and how race matters in the world around
followed 15 students over five years. them and how these perspectives affect their success
both in high school and afterwards. Building on a previ-
She wants to use this understanding as a springboard for ous study, she’s following 19 students as they prepare for
action. Moje cites published research showing that youth and undertake post high school options, including col-
feel empowered if they use their reading and writing lege. Funded through a three -year, $323,000 grant from
skills to “take some sort of helpful action in the world.” the William T. Grant Foundation, her research includes
She and her researchers are currently engaged with sev- interviews, questionnaires, and audiotaped and/or hand-
eral youth in preparing a photo essay on “life for young written journals (kept by the students).

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Foundation and Corporate Support
Now in the third year of the grant,
O’Connor says that her work to date has
raised questions about some commonly
held notions. She says, “The presump-
tion is that black student’s perceive a
conflict between being black and doing
well in school. Consequently, it is very
common for people to believe that having a strong black
identity will detract from students, ability to do well in
school. But the work I’ve done to date shows it’s much
more complicated than that.” Her work shows how and
under what conditions black racial identities operate as
protective factors. It also reveals the ways in which the or because children often set aside their own thinking to
practices and organization of schools (and not the black defer to the text’s authority—gave her pause. If teach-
students themselves) establish tensions between having ers who are serious about teaching science are reluctant
a strong black identity and doing well in school. to use science texts, there are several implications:
Perhaps texts can be improved. Perhaps teachers can
An advantage in doing a long-term study, O’Connor be supported to think of ways that texts can be used to
says, is being able to examine the ways in which “racial support their inquiry goals in science teaching.
identity shifts over time” and in response to the chal-
The problem grows even more complicated when
lenges and demands students face as they change to
considering middle schools and high schools. By the
adulthood. O’Connor is concerned with how these shifts time students reach secondary schools, subject matter
may make students more or less able to successfully teaching is often separate from literacy instruction. The
meet these challenges and demands. Such research range of reading skills among students differs widely,
might show teachers and administrators “how their and the content poses greater challenges. Subject
practices might situate students’ racial identity as a matter teachers aren’t necessarily well-prepared to
resource rather than as a vulnerability.” An advantage teach reading comprehension in their disciplines,
in doing a long-term study, O’Connor says, is being able while literacy teachers and coaches often find their
to examine the ways in which “racial identity shifts backgrounds too general to address the specific issues
over time’ and with the student’s circumstances. Such within particular disciplines. With generous support
research might show teachers ”how to engage students from the Carnegie Foundation of New York, Dr. Palinc-
around identity.” sar, Jean and Charles Walgreen Professor of Reading
and Literacy at the School of Education, is embarking
The founder of the former W. T. Grant Stores empire on a project, in collaboration with UM colleagues, Bob
launched the foundation bearing his name in 1936. Its Bain and Susanna Hapgood, to develop a new techno-
stated goal is to “help create a society that values young logical tool that will create a shared space for middle
people and enables them to reach their full potential” school subject matter teachers and literacy coaches to
and it pursues evidence-based research efforts. Early discuss domain-specific literacies, focusing on digital
on, the New York City-based foundation initiated a video examples in science and history. The research
watershed study in the use of interdisciplinary research, and development team, which includes colleagues from
following William T. Grant’s interest in finding out why UM-Flint, Jeff Kupperman, and California Polytechnic,
some youths succeeded in life and others didn’t. Shirley Magnusson, will pilot the technology’s use in
collaboration with middle school literacy coaches and
subject matter teachers.
Carnegie Corporation of New York Foundation support such as that provided by Carnegie,
which funds work that aims ‘to do real and permanent
Recently, Annemarie Palincsar chatted good in this world,” permits SOE faculty such as Dr.
with a group of upper elementary teach- Palincsar to have a direct impact on schools and teach-
ers, all of whom engaged in inquiry-based ers across the country. Carnegie’s Education Division
science instruction. What she heard— created a new subprogram focusing on intermediate
that these teachers had reservations and and adolescent literacy, recognizing that expectations
concerns about using text in science for student achievement have increased, “yet the way
teaching, because science books were in which students are taught to read, comprehend and
so often “a mile wide and an inch deep,” with dense write about subject matter has not kept pace with the
vocabulary and concepts, but little explanation, demands of schooling.”

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Staples Corporation Goodman was “thrilled” by the gift. Part of it went
to replace a sluggish computer system, but the dona-
“It’s been magical,” says UM Education School Pro- tion also helped advance efforts of ICS to orient young
fessor Frederick Goodman of an unexpected financial people to the potential of educational technology. Good-
gift made possible by his secondhand connection to a man explains, “For two decades ICS, a Computerworld
prominent TV actor. Smithsonian Award winning project, has been offering
thousands of students around the world a way to work
Thanks to Tom Cavanagh, star of the former TV series together asynchronously in highly demanding educa-
“Ed”, the university’s Interactive Communications & tional exercises.” One ICS project allowed several high
Simulations group (ICS)—which Goodman founded and school students from diverse backgrounds to make vid-
directs—is $33,000 richer. The connection between eos of themselves, illuminating their different cultures.
television and the School of Education started when Another project provided scholarships for high school
Canadian-born Cavanagh became a “celebrity ambas- students to learn “how to develop software for socially
sador” for office-supply retailer Staples, Inc., promoting responsible purposes,” says ICS project director Gary
its charitable missions. Cavanagh was asked to specify Weisserman. The students are now working with the
an American educational charity to receive a donation Public Museum of Grand Rapids on using technology to
from the Staples Corporation in his name. He turned to reach out to potential museum visitors.
his father, Tom Cavanagh, Sr., a retired Canadian edu-
cator, long active in international educational develop- Staples, Inc., headquartered west of Boston in Fram-
ment projects, and a longtime friend of Fred Goodman, ingham, Massachusetts, founded the office supplies
whom he met through their shared pas- superstore industry when their first store opened in
sion for educational simulation games. “I Brighton, Massachusetts on May 1, 1986. Today, Staples
have an incredible respect for Fred,” the is the world’s leading seller of office products. Through
elder Cavanagh said recently. “He’s just its Staples Foundation for Learning, Staples, Inc., has
about the most intelligent and interest- contributed to more than 150 nonprofit groups across
ing person I’ve ever met.” So, at his the nation. The foundation’s mission is to “teach, train,
father’s suggestion, the actor specified and inspire people from all walks of life by providing
ICS as a beneficiary. educational and growth opportunities.” The Massa-
chusetts-based company also sponsors a Recycle for
Education program, which donates $1 to educational
charities for each inkjet or toner cartridge brought into
its stores for reuse.

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Support From
Support From Individuals
Peggy Herron

With competition for charitable giving at an all-time


high, development professionals must be creative in
tailoring programs that maximize individual and corpo-
rate gifts.
money should not restrict someone from pursuing an
education. Kamman is helping his own son pay for his
education, and said he finds it pretty amazing that now,
Sometimes, though, there are people who just give. when you factor in inflation, you can spend as much
They give for a variety of reasons, often stemming from in one year as he spent in four years for his own col-
their own experience at the University, and they help lege education. Which is why he sees it as critical that
tend the foundation from which great programs, like the people support education. “The state legislature doesn’t
School of Education, grow. have the money, it has to come from individuals.”

Jim Kamman, like a lot of people, had a plan when he One such individual, in every sense of the word, is
began his degree in education. He was a member of the known as “Michigan Mary.” Mary Douglas (MA, 1952)
UM wrestling team and thought his future would include took on that moniker when she moved from Michigan to
teaching and coaching at the high school level. His Los Angeles in 1953. “When I moved to Los Angeles,
plan—also like a lot of people’s—changed upon gradu- people used to ask where I was from, and soon enough
ation. I became known as Michigan Mary.” To reinforce the
pride in her Michigan roots, Douglas has a vanity plate
After finishing his Bachelor’s in Education, with cer- that reads WLVRN, and her phone number translates to
tification (’67), Kamman enlisted in the Marine Corps. 7UM-GOGO.
During his four years in the Corps, Kamman served as a
member of his unit’s legal team, and when he returned
to El Toro, CA., chose to pursue a career in law. He
graduated from Pepperdine University Law School in
1976, and eventually found his niche in tax law. He
formed his own firm in 1996.

Kamman did not give up on teaching, however. He


went on to get a master’s degree in taxation at Golden
Gate University and taught in the Graduate School of Douglas, a Monroe native, pursued her teaching career
Management at the University of California Irvine for a on the West Coast. After teaching elementary students
couple of years, and for 14 years as an adjunct faculty for five years in Michigan she spent the next 37 years
member in their graduate tax program. He said 50 per- in California. In addition to teaching children, Douglas
cent of his students spoke English as a second language, also spent time teaching adults in amnesty programs for
which constantly presented challenges. “Our tax law immigrants in Los Angeles, and in-service teacher train-
is complex enough for our own citizens, let alone those ing programs. “I taught elementary education by day,
from other countries,” he said. and teachers and parents at night,” while also raising
her son as a single mother.
Kamman began giving to the University shortly after
graduation. “Just small amounts, of course, but in the Douglas retired to Arizona in 1990. “I dedicated my
last 15 years I have become a relatively large donor.” life to teaching other people’s children for 42 years,”
His reason for giving is two-fold. “In everything I have she said, “and I continue today through philanthropy.”
done, one of the greatest lessons I’ve learned—from my Each of the programs she is involved with—from the
father, my coaches—is that you gotta put back in, you American Association of University Women (AAUW), to
can’t just take out,” Kamman said. His giving is also Delta Kappa Gamma, and the UM Alumni clubs of West
based upon the belief that anyone who wants to go to the Valley, Calif., and Pheonix, AZ.—has a scholarship
University of Michigan should be able to go. A lack of component, Douglas said.

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m Individuals
Although a regular donor to both the SOE and the Rack-
ham Graduate School since she left the University,
Douglas said her giving increased when she received her
first application for football tickets thirty years ago. “I had
been giving a certain amount each year, but when that ap-
plication came, I bumped it up.”
Douglas is clearly a huge sports fan. Describing one
weekend this fall, she said, “we went to a hockey game at
Yost on Friday night, then the San Diego State game Sat-
urday afternoon, watched Eastern Michigan play Toledo
Saturday night and then took in the Lions game Sunday
afternoon.” Phew. “I have to squeeze a lot in while I am
in town because I don’t get there very often.” She predicts told her “it was her turn,” meaning it was time to
that the men’s basketball program will be ranked in the give to the School of Education. “We talked to the devel-
top 25 this year, and is looking forward to attending the opment director about our options, and I really believe in
upcoming UCLA-Michigan game. education,” Neil explained, “so if we could help someone
who really wants to teach, then that’s what I wanted to
One of Douglas’ contemporaries, Joan Neil (AB LSA, Ed. do.”
Certt., ’52) sees her family’s support of the University as
“one small thing we can do,” to promote greater under- Her children’s experience in high school is the standard
standing in a climate of political rhethoric that is creat- she thinks all teachers ought to strive for, and that should
ing increasing divisiveness in this country. “I feel more be supported financially. “I was very impressed with
strongly now, in the current political and social culture we my daughter’s history teacher, with her method, which
live in, that we really need good teachers,” Neil said. stressed theoretical as well as factual information, rather
than simply what my kids referred to as ‘multiple guess.’”
The Joan Nelson, Herbert R. Neil Jr. Endowed Schol- Neil said high school kids don’t always appreciate their
arship was first awarded in 2003 and is a continuing education at the time, but eventually they understand.
endowment in the School of Education for instate tuition “When my daughter went on to college I remember her
for certification. “We thought after this most recent politi- saying that she could really appreciate that teacher now,
cal campaign that perhaps the scholarship should go to and she went on to major in history!”
someone who plans to teach social studies,” she said with Teaching that leaves that kind of an impression is what
a laugh. Neil and her husband are supporting through their en-
dowed scholarship.
The Neils have given to the University for quite some
time. Both are graduates of the University. Joan received These donors play an integral role in helping the SOE
her degree in speech pathology, while her husband Her- fullfill its mission of improving and fortifying K-16
bert, earned his bachelors, and doctorate in Economics. education for all students by supporting important pro-
She worked as a school speech therapist at the elementary grams within the University like student financial aid,
level in Michigan after graduation, did some graduate professional service activities that bring today’s students
work in Rochester, NY., and has lived for the last three together with today’s practitioners, cutting edge technol-
decades in Deerfield, IL. ogy and research, and teacher preparation programs.
Joan Neil said that prior to initiating the endowment their Creative giving ideas will always have a place in Univer-
gifts usually went to LSA, but at the beginning of the capi- sity development programs, but so too will individuals like
tal campaign in 2000, Herbert Jim Kamman, Mary Douglas and the Neils, who just give.

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School of Education

Development Notes
The School of Education relies heavily on major grants to fund much of its work not covered by the University budget. As
you can see by the long list of donors published in this issue, however, gifts from individuals constitute important support
for a wide variety of projects and activities, from student scholarships to faculty research.

Your year-end gift will assist these many endeavors and may help reduce your 2004 taxes. Of course, we advise consulting
your own tax advisor concerning your personal tax situation. In general, however, the following information may help your
decision making.

Tax Benefits
Your gift may provide you with federal and state income tax benefits:

* If you itemize deductions on your federal income tax return, you may be able to deduct your contribution to UM from
your adjusted gross income. In addition, gifts of appreciated property avoid long term capital gains tax. Check with your tax
advisor for deduction and capital gains tax requirements and limitations for your situation.

* Your state may also allow a credit or deduction. For example, Michigan residents may take a credit against state tax of
50 cents for each dollar of their gift to UM, with a maximum tax credit of $100 for taxpayers filing singly or $200 on a joint
return.

Year-End Gifts
To qualify for the 2004 tax year, checks must be in envelopes
postmarked on or before December 31, 2004 and received by
the UM Gift Processing Office by January 11, 2005. Checks
received after January 11th will be recorded as 2005 gifts.

Another option is to take advantage of our online giving service.


Friday, December 31, 2004, at 5:00 p.m. is the last day for a
donor to make a 2004 gift using Michigan Online Giving. The
gateway to Michigan Online Giving is found on the Office of
Development Web Site:

http://www.giving.umich.edu

If you’d like to discuss your gift in further detail, please contact


us at (734) 764-7563 or via email at educalum@umich.edu. The
School of Education welcomes gifts at this time of year and,
indeed, at any time of the year. We thank you for your generous
support in the past, and look forward to continuing our great
work with the help of our alumni and other benefactors.

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Donor Honor Roll
GIFTS OF $100,000 OR MORE
Carnegie Corporation
William T. Grant Foundation
Donald and Elizabeth Runck Estate
The Spencer Foundation

GIFTS OF $10,000 TO $99,999


Richard E. England Estate
Merritt Johnston Estate
Joan and Herbert Neil
Staples, Inc.
Frank B. Womer

GIFTS OF $2,500 TO $9,999


Mrs. Mary M. H. Douglas
Ford Motor Company Fund
Susan C. and Thomas R. Hodgson
Jim and Judy Kamman
Mr. and Mrs. William T. Muir
Langley and Karen Shook
King and Frances Stutzman
Mr. Harvey A. Wagner
Karen Wixson and Wiley Massingill

We have worked to make the following list as accurate as possible. However, we may have made mistakes and we apologize for them and any inconve-
nience they may have caused. We hope that your giving to the School of Education is a point of pride for you as it is for us. Therefore, accuracy in this is,
naturally, a source of concern for all. We would appreciate your gentle corrections and reminders if this is the case regarding your name or giving.

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GIFTS OF $1000 TO $2499

Abbott Laboratories Fund


Mr. Charles J. Andrews
Col. and Mrs. Arthur D. Barondes
Stephen and Mary Bates
James and Carol Bilbie
Mrs. Guido A. Binda Ruth E. Kallio, Ph.D.
Regent and Mrs. David A. Brandon Phyllis M. Kindinger
Sharon and Frederick Brubaker James and Kristina Kunz
Mrs. Margaret I. Gardner Christiansen Katherine Kurtz and Raburn Howland
Stuart Cohen and Susan Hartman Clifford and Gloria Larsen
James E. and Wendy P. Daverman Charles E. and Madelyn P. Litz
Miss Janet E. Diehl Ms. Frances E. Lossing
Mark F. Duffy John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Mrs. Irene D. Eanes Mr. and Mrs. Monroe D. Macpherson
John W. English Cynthia A. Martinez-Harner
Eric and Jennifer Fretz The McGraw-Hill Companies
Mrs. Mary Ann Greig Mr. and Mrs. Meryle T. Metzler
Beverly and George Grove Prof. and Mrs. Bernice Morse
Edward J. and Ruth Heinig Ed and Judie Narens
Margene Henry GIFTS OF $500 TO $999 Dr. Joseph S. and Ann R. Newcomb
Diane and Jay Herther Christine J. Oster
Dennis M. and Marise A. Hussey William and Susan Pappas
Verne G. and Judith A. Istock Thomas S. Parsons
Dr. Patricia King Ms. E. Joyce Adderley Petrie-Bowen Family
Martin P. Klitzner Harvey Baer Allon The Pfizer Foundation
Mr. William G. Kring Hope Finegold Alper Dr. David Ponitz and Dr. Doris Ponitz
Sarah and John Lawser Mr. and Mrs. Gerard A. Antekeier Dr. Doreen Poupard
Dr. Paul E. Lingenfelter T. Gregory Barrett The Prudential Foundation
Dr. Elizabeth A. Linnenbrink Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation, Inc. Margaret and Dale Raven
Helen L. Mamarchev, Ph.D. Dr. and Mrs. Douglas B. Brown Mr. Hercules G. Renda
Wilbert and Virginia McKeachie Lawrence and Valerie Bullen Ms. Winifred H. Rome, M.B.A.
Mrs. Lila A. McMechan Jack and Marian Burchfield Rosewood Capital Management Corporation
Dr. and Mrs. Allen Menlo John and Janis Burkhardt Karen and Glenn Saltsman
Albert and Shino Moffitt Jack Stanley Carberry Elise C. Schepeler
Mr. F Herbert Neuman Margaret and Stanley Cheff Carol and Alfred Schrashun
John H. and Catherine H. Ogden Clifford and Laura Craig Dr. Jane Schwertfeger
Michael and Eleanor Pinkert Susan J. Devencenzi Audrey M. Sebastian
William and Jacqueline Prins Nancy and Thomas Evanson Josephine and Thomas Sebben
Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Rees ExxonMobil Foundation Linda Coleman Shirkey
Rockwell Automation Trust Mona and Thomas Fielder Margo and Michael Siegel
Dr. and Mrs. Everett Newton Rottenberg Leona and Leon Fliss Mary Phyllis and Allan R. Sieger
Ralph W. and Jo Anne Rydholm Samuel Gaft William L. and Julie Ann Skinner
Mr. Dale H. Schunk Dr. Wendy A. Gee Mr. and Mrs. R. Eugene Slough
Dr. Elena M. Sliepcevich Mr. and Mrs. Albert F. Gelhausen Mrs. Cathy D. Spano
Gus and Andrea Stager Ione and Lowell Goodman Russell C. Still
Mr. Alvin J. Stallworth Ms. Barbara V. Grinke Nancy and John Strom
Nancy and Fred Stanke Mrs. Laris Stalker Gross Dorothy and James Symons
Ralph and Mary Stevens Donald and Dagny Harris Donald Tate and Associates
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Tanke Mr. and Mrs. James T. Hegenbarth Tyco Electronics/Amp Inc.
Miss Shirley A. Tucker Bob and Marguerite Higgins Mr. Stevan VanVliet
Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Van Deusen William and Rebecca Horvath George A. Wade, M.D.
Stephen and Susan Schwartz Wildstrom Mrs. Virginia D. Horvath Donald L. Williams
James Williams Robert and Gretchen Ilgenfritz Dr. Jonnie L. Williams
Dr. June S. Wilson Roger and Carolyn Johnson Dr. and Mrs. James D. Yates
Ms. Takako Zusho Alan H. and Susan Holtzer Jones John and S. Suzanne Zinser

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GIFTS OF $250 TO $499

The Horner Family Foundation


Hiroaki and Yoko Hoshino
Jean R. Aimonovitch Mr. and Mrs. Brian J. Howard
Eric and Lynley Anderman Judith and John Howard Fred and Janet R. Rolf
Dr. and Mrs. James M. Anderson Shirley B. Hurwitz Dr. Leslie W. Ross
Neal H. and Elizabeth A. Ardahl Ms. Joan Lee Husted SBC Foundation
Robert E. and Patricia Baer Dr. and Mrs. James F. Hyla Judith and Richard Schiff
Roger and Nancy Battistella Intel Foundation The Scripps Howard Foundation
Ms. Carita H. Bergelin David and Joanne Jackson Jon and Diana Sebaly
Paul and Elaine Brubacher Mrs. Margaret Walker Jurcheson James M. and Sue M. Sellgren
Mrs. John Calhoun Don L. and Nancy L. Kaegi Howard and Nancy Serlin
Margaret Elizabeth Campbell Shirley and Irving Kaplan Dr. Nancy L. Shiffler
Miss Susan Lee Canfield Marshall Katzman and Sarah Lewis Thomas W. and Myrtle J. Shultz
Dr. Joy B. Carter C. Philip and Julia Kearney Jill A. Shure
Mr. and Mrs. George C. Caruso Ms. Elizabeth S. Kimmel Alma Simounet-Bey and Wilfredo Geigel
Constantine and Ingrid Chamales Howard and Mary Kirchick Richard E. and Patricia Skavdahl
Therese and Richard Chouinard Ms. Shirley A. Kirkland John S. and Virginia C. Slavens
Mrs. Mary Jo Coe Ronald R. Kocan John E. and Beverly Allen Smith
Dean and Carolyn J. Cole Lisa and John Koegel Dr. Christine C. Smith
Paul and Laurie Cook Mr. Arthur W. Konarske Miss Adele Evelyn Sobania
Diane D. Coxford David and Joanne D. Laird Frank and Susan Sonye
Joann and William Crawford Dr. William E. Lakey Dr. and Mrs. Richard Staelin
Dr. and Mrs. Robert C. Cronin Rory P. and Martha R. Laughna Robert and Elizabeth Staley
Margaret P. Curtin Mr. and Mrs. Sander Lehrer Richard B. and Nancy J. Steiger
Elizabeth and Kermit Cutter John and Barbara Leppiaho Mr. and Mrs. William C. Steuk
Gail and Dan Dall’Olmo Linda Levy-Carter and John Carter Laurie and James Stoianowski
Mrs. Susan W. Danielson Paul and Lynn Lieberman Dr. Clarence L. and Mrs. Oretha H. Stone
Mr. and Mrs. Arlan Danne Douglas and Ann Lund Fred Erwin Strong
Daniel and Anne Danosky Bruce and Bertie Mack Ronald P. and Janet S. Strote
Frank and Marilyn Dennis Marathon Oil Company Foundation Dr. David and Karen Stutz
Mr. Eric L. Dey Lisa M. Markowitz Lawrence C. and Jean E. Sweet
The Dow Chemical Company Foundation Ronald and Anne Marx Nelda Taylor
Dr. and Mrs. Craig R. Dykstra Eugene and Sandra Matsco Mrs. Lillian R. Teitelbaum
Miss Judith M. Ebner Phillip D. and Lois S. Matthews Foundation Ruth E. Thomas
Mr. Robert J. Edwards Dr. Gary Robert McClain The Rev. and Mrs. Mark C. Thompson
Dr. John Eisner Mrs. Cynthia B. McPherson Time Warner, Inc.
Robert B. and Sara T. Evans The Merck Company Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jack G. Tornga
Dr. Colleen M. Fairbanks Drs. Jeffrey and Barbara Mirel Mary E. Van Duyne
Patricia and Robert Fedore Barbara and J. Michael Moore Ms. Janice G. Veenstra
Miss Elaine M. Galoit Dr. Helen M. Morsink Lisbeth and Walter Veghte
Donald S. and Laurie M. Gardner Samuel A. Muller Dr. and Mrs. Charles M. Vest
General Motors Foundation Guy and Linda Murdock Otis and Kathy Walton
Janet and William Gerhardt William H. Nault James and Bonnie L. Watson
GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Mrs. Patricia Nederveld Joan and David Weinbaum
Dr. Joe L. Greene Charles and Betty J. Ortmann Dr. Claire E. Weinstein
Dr. Patricia L. Griffin Mrs. Sally F. Parsons Ms. Avis L. White
Bradley and Terri Hanpeter Diana and Mark Permar Jean and Wilson Whittier
E. F. Harris Family Foundation Mr. Donald B. Peterson, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. G. Warner Williams
Ms. Susan Marie Heathfield Dr. Marvin W. Peterson Richard V. Wisniewski
Alyce and Dennis Helfman Dr. Alex S. Pomnichowski Miss Nancy Jane Wolf
Miriam Henderson-McFall and Ronald McFall Richard E. Popov Helen and James Wright
Dr. James T. Heydt Dr. Sylvia C. Price Wyeth
Thomas and Patricia Hill Mrs. Ruth E. Purslow The Xerox Foundation
Niles and Shirley Holland John and Marilyn Rintamaki Michael W. and Marcia W. York

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GIFTS OF $100 to $249
Georgia and Kevin Abbey Mr. and Mrs. James D. Bernstein Pauline and James Buchanan
Dolly and John Adams Roger R. Bertoia Dr. Paul F. Buchholz
Maudella and Don Albright Ralph A. and Theresa A. Bielawski Dana and Edward Bucknam
Kathryn A. Allingham Francis and Angela Bierhuizen Bucyrus-Erie Foundation, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Irwin S. Alpern Mr. and Mrs. Charles R. Bilby Ms. Beverly Jean Budke
Dr. Richard C. Alterman Mr. and Dr. Bishop Dr. Stephanie R. Bulger
Mr. and Mrs. Richard M. Amberg Dr. Barbara Ann Bissot John D. and Barbara K. Bunbury
Dr. and Mrs. Martin E. Amundson Mrs. Phyllis D. Blake Mrs. June J. Burchyett
Donald F. Anderson Donald and Lydia Blanchard Dr. Sandra Kay Burrus
Dr. Lynn W. Anderson Richard A. and Audrey E. Blanzy Frederick S. and Renee S. Burstein
Ethel and Richard Anderson Ms. Juliane L. Blazevski William and Irene Bushaw
Shirley Oltman Anderson Mr. and Mrs. William A. Blazo Mr. Lauren Bussey
Rosalind and Carl Andreas Noel S. Bleier Thomas and Jeanne Butler
Mrs. Edith Andrew-Akita Mr. and Mrs. Peter N. Blount Frank and Mary Butorac
Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society Robert Lee Blue The Rev. and Mrs. Erston M. Butterfield
Ms. Pia M. Antonetti The Boeing Company Mr. Thomas A. Butts
Katherine S. Antonopulos Christopher and Amy Bohn Donald and Winifred S. Byker
Aptima Mrs. Joan E. Bolling Lee Edward Cagle
Dr. and Mrs. Todd W. Areson Folke and Susan Boman Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Cahow
John A. and Marylyn S. Artz Mimi Bong Mr. and Mrs. John R. Caldwell
Bill and Sue Auch Mrs. Blanche W. Bonner Dr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Caldwell
Mr. and Mrs. Brent Auer Mr. and Mrs. William C. Boonstra Mrs. Russell Alan Callanan
Dr. and Mrs. Waino E. Aukee Borg-Warner Foundation, Inc. Denise Ann Cameron
Lawrence H. and Margaret A. Ault Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence P. Botti Mr. and Mrs. Robert G. Campbell
Dr. and Mrs. Charles H. Aurand Dr. James N. Bow Mrs. Marsha Rogers Canick
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Bach Mrs. Mary Jane Bower Mr. Peter John Canzano
Lenore Lesser Bacher Ms. M. Victoria Bowes Karen and Bryan Capanyola
Dr. and Mrs. J. A. Baker Douglas A. Boyce Dr. Robert L. Carl, Jr.
Mr. Jason R. Balcom Scott and Catherine S. Boyd Robert W. and Susan Carling
Mr. and Mrs. M. Dana Baldwin II Dr. and Mrs. A. Paul Bradley, Jr. Kevin and Karen J. Carney
Bonnie and Gary Ballard Arbrie Griffin Bradley Emanuel and Joan Carreras
Marilyn and Joel Bamford Karen and Paul Bradley Dr. Robert Carrier and Linda Carrier
Nancy and Roger Bandeen Dr. and Mrs. Carl I. Brahce Ms. Priscilla S. Carroll
Barbara Miller Price Judith and James Braid Cara and David Cassard
Judith and Gordon Barnes Dr. and Mrs. Robert F. Brammer Mr. and Mrs. Richard E. Cassard
Dr. Joan Boykoff Baron Ms. Katharine L. Brand Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Cecchini
Eleanor and William Barrett Mr. Ronald C. Braun T. Jaime and Rosa I. Chahin
Janet L. Bartelmay Howard and Margaret Bray Dr. Marsha L. Chapman
Robert M. Bartlett Mr. Robert Breil Dr. Carey A. Charles-Okopny
John M. and Margaret Bashur Mr. and Mrs. James M. Bresko Marilyn R. Chasteen
Raymond A. and Vivian Bass Sylvia and William Bridge Diane and Richard Cheatham
Robert H. Bates Charlene and Robert Briggs Jane and Kenneth Cheek
Jane and Donald Batton Kevin J. Briggs and Carol J. Karr Ms. Barbara Hayman Cheris
Charles D. Beall Esther and Earl Bright ChevronTexaco
Mr. and Mrs. Harold W. Beam Mr. and Mrs. Robert M. Brimacombe Dr. and Mrs. Stuart A. Choate
Marcia G. Bednarsh Dr. Lois F. Brinkman Dale and Joan Christenson
Mrs. Mary Katharine Behe Mrs. Josephine B. Brokaw Ki-Suck and Hae-Ja Chung
David J. and Kathleen C. Bell Mary Lee and Anthony T. Bronzo Miss Nancy E. Cilley
Kathryn and George Belvitch Arthur P. Brooks William A. and Catherine B. Clark
Bemis Company Foundation Dr. Margaret C. Brown Mrs. Lottie Ritz Clark
Henry T. and Eileen C. Benedetto Peggie and Andrew Brown Betsy and Lawrence Clayton
Sara Lynn and Carl G. Benner Dr. Ronald M. Brown Ms. Mary Evelyn Clelland
Mr. Alvin G. Benson Mrs. Vivian Brown Dr. and Mrs. Terrence G. Coburn
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis C. Benson Dr. and Mrs. William Brownscombe Donn and Mary H. Coddington
Dr. Rose Marie Berberian Shelley and Gary Bruder Mr. and Mrs. John E. Codwell
Karl A. and Nancy F. Berg Nancy and Philip Brumbaugh Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Coffey
Lee P. and Marguerite P. Berlin Jean Findley Bryant Dr. George L. Cogar

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GIFTS OF $100 to $249
Kathleen Cohan and Kenneth Burrell Dr. Charles A. Dominick Barbara and David Foster
Mr. and Mrs. Robert P. Cole Virginia and Robert Donald Joanne and Edwin Foster
Sandra T. Collard Harold C. Doster, Ph.D. William and Shirley Foster
Mr. William S. Collins Mrs. Marilyn G. Doty Winifred and James Fox
Comerica, Incorporated Dr. Donald E. Douglas Dorothy and Thomas Fraker
Mr. and Mrs. David R. Comfort Leonard and Melody Douglas Harry C. Francis, Jr.
Computer Associates International, Inc. Dow AgroSciences Arthur and Marlene Francis
James and James Conklin Dow Corning Foundation Sandra and Steven Franck
James P. Conroy II Mr. and Mrs. Carserlo Doyle Marcia Franklin
Dr. Lynne Harris Cook Christopher and Kay Drake Ms. Victory E. Frantz
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Cooper Dr. and Mrs. David G. Drake Ms. Carla Holmgren Fraser
Dean W. Coston Sandra and Francis Drinan Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tobias Frey
Mr. David W. Coulam Mr. and Mrs. David D. Dunatchik Mary Catherine Frey
Mrs. Eileen M. Courter Dr. David R. Duncan Dr. Ann Byrne Fridrich
Charles and Zenovia Courtney Michele J. Duncan Ms. Rondi Sokoloff Frieder
Ms. Elizabeth R. Cowan Mr. Jesse L. Dungy III Arthur F. and Anne M. Fritz
James and Dorothy Cox Mrs. Barbara K. Dursum Paul A. and Anne K. Fuhs
Rose W. Crandell Elven E. and Jane E. Duvall Deborah and Marc Fuller
Mrs. Elizabeth Howenstein Crane Ms. Linda E. Duvall Theresa and Steven Furr
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Crane Mr. and Mrs. George C. Earl Judith and Dennis Gage
Mrs. Paula R. Creed John D. and Ruth B. Edick Roger Floyd Gale
Mr. Wallace T. Cripps Wendy Jo New Dr. and Mrs. Edward A. Gallagher
Celia Sotelo Criss Rosanne and Edward Ehrlich Ethan C. and Patricia W. Galloway
Dr. and Mrs. Richard C. Curry Dr. Steven H. Elder Dr. Rodolfo Garcia Z.
Leo T. and Josephine A. Daly Kathleen and Lawrence Elias Elaine and Joel Gasidlo
Cathy and Robert Darling Sophia Holley Ellis Genevieve and Clifford Gay
Roscoe and Mary Jo Davidson Mrs. Kathryn Y. Enright Mr. Thomas Gazella
Miss Barbara Jo Davis Drs. Elliot and Eileen Entin Mrs. Martha J. Gearhart
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard C. Davis Hollie and Matthew Eriksen Terry Sue Gellerman
Ms. Catherine M. Davis Pascual Escareno Sheila and Martin Gelman
Ms. Heather A. Davis Mr. Craig M. Evans Mr. and Mrs. Brewster H. Gere
James E. and Joanna Young Davis Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Evans Larry and Nicoletta Gess
Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Davis Paul L. Evans Bernard J. Geyer
Susan L. Davison Dr. and Mrs. William J. Evans Dr. Douglas F. Gibbs
Elizabeth J. Dawe Mrs. Doris T. Fauth Mrs. Jayne E. Giffin
Miss June Deal Drs. William Klykylo and Dorothyann Feldis Mrs. Nancy J. Gifford
Robert A. Dean, Ph.D. Gary Fenstermacher and Virginia Richardson Erica Gilbertson and Matthew Hall
Mrs. Michelle S.P. Deblinger Mr. Lloyd C. Ferguson Mrs. Lindagene Giles
Mr. Sidney V. DeBoer Alberto Fernandez Dr. Judith I. Gill
Edward D. and Joanne B. Deeb Nancy and Thomas Fette Mrs. Kay H. Gill
Dr. Elisabeth A. M. V. De Groot Mrs. Betty Sue Feuer John Douglas Gillesby
Mr. and Mrs. John W. DeHeus Dr. and Mrs. A. Lawrence Fincher Ms. Carolyn M. Glair
Mr. and Mrs. Mark D. Delay Mr. and Mrs. Richard O. Fine Mr. and Mrs. James D. Glaspie
Dr. Delmo Della-Dora Richard and Kathleen L. Fink Jo and Roger Glass
Rosemary and Allen DeLoach Robert and Linda Finkel Mrs. Matiana Glass
Mrs. Helen V. DenBesten Donna and Andrew Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Glazier
Ms. Rita M. Des Armier John and Joanne M. Fisher Dr. and Mrs. Stewart E. Gloyer
Janet Dettloff and John Novak Barry Fishman and Teresa McMahon Mr. and Mrs. David M. Goelzer
Dr. and Mrs. William B. Dewberry Lois and James Fitch William H. Goetz
Mrs. Linda S. Dickerson Denis and Carol Fitzgerald Sarah and Michael Gorodezky
Kathyrn L. Dierstein John and Jacqueline Fletcher Sharil and Charles Gould
Betty Jordan Dietz Dr. Jeanette G. Fleury Mrs. Inta Mednis Grace
Dr. and Mrs. W. Robert Dixon Miss Linda E. Flickinger Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Graham
Joan and Douglas Dodge Judith and Jay Flowers Dr. Christine Gram
Eleanor A. Doersam Freeman and Frances E. Flynn Philip L. and Martha L. Gray
Lois Ann Dohner Richard and Cassandra Foley Mrs. Paula C. Gregg
Ms. Elizabeth A. Doman Cecil R. and Rita M. Foote Mr. William Leo Gregg

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GIFTS OF $100 to $249
Dr. Robert and Shirley Grekin Theodore and Mary Hoffman Robert G. and Judith Kelly
Ms. Fern A. Griffin Miss Nora Martha Hoke Dr. and Mrs. Charles C. Kelsey
Mrs. Elizabeth A. Griffiths Ann Marie and Edward D. Holbin Robert and Emily Kemnitz
Mrs. Sally K. Griswold Delphine W. Holland Byrdell and Gilbert Kendrick
Norman and Marie Gronlund P. Hollobaugh and Richard Balamucki Mary and Ronald Kenne
Nancy and Wesley Grube George H. Holman Ms. Patricia Kenney
Mr. and Mrs. Robert E. Guerin Thomas and Joanne Holman Mr. and Mrs. Kenney
Mr. and Mrs. Norman F. Guice Mrs. David Horning Arthur G. Kerle
Mr. Raymond P. Gura Miss Lois Jane Hosmer Judith A. Khalil
Sharon and Joseph Guyton Wayne and Anita Hoy Jane and Curtis Kimball
Eugene and Marylou Habecker Carolyn and Charles Hubbard Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Kinn
Mary and George Haddad Mr. Jarrett Theophus Hubbard Roger and Cynthia Kinnear
Robert and Karen W. Hahn Teresa A. Hubbell Miss Betty Ruth Kinstler
Marc and Andrea Haidle Ms. Janet C. Huber Shirley and William Kirchgessner
Mr. James M. Hall Charles W. Hugo Mrs. Dorothy P. Klintworth
Mrs. Mary L. Hallock Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Leigh Hulce Mr. and Mrs. Henry Klobucar
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn W. Hamburg Dr. Ann D. Hungerman Dr. Stanley Gerald Knepp
Marguerite Hammersmith Mary and Dr. Warren Huss Donald and Lillian Knodle
Salma and Howard Handorf Dr. John W. Huther Ruth and Edward Knorring
Hanft Fride Lori and Joseph Hymes Keith D. Knowles
Mr. and Mrs. Donald H. Hann Dr. and Mrs. Howard M. Iams Ms. Barbara J. Knutson
Rev. Olga J. Hard Illinois Tool Works Foundation Mrs. Maida E. Koenigsberg
Mrs. Dorothy R. Harmsen James and Carol Imhoff William E. Kogen
Pamela and David Haron Mr. and Mrs. Jerry L. Inman Betty E. Kohl
Prof. Don K. Harrison Mrs. Margie R. Irick Peter Kokenakes
Ms. Helen R. Harrison Carol Ivory-Carline and Jan Carline Dr. and Mrs. Robert M. Komorn
John and Mary Harrison Gloria Jean Jackson Claire Konikow Baum
Robert W. Harrison Janis Jacobs and D. Wayne Osgood Lynn M. Kosinski
Monica and Jeffery Harrold Mrs. Julia H. Jacobson Mark B. Kotler
Kathleen A. Hart, Ph.D. Dr. and Mrs. Mark J. Jaffe Joseph Krajcik and Ann Novak-Krajcik
Richard and Ann Hartzell C. Brian and Lynn M. James Mrs. Walter A. Krause, Jr.
Patricia and Fernand Hayot Louis P. James, Ph.D. Kevin and Karen Kraushaar
David C. Heavy Paula and Harold Jarnicki Marcia and Barton Kreger
Ms. Barbara B. Heck Mrs. Katherine P. Jeannotte Mrs. Marjorie Jane Kucher
Donald G. Heidenberger William and Carol L. Jenness Edward J. Kuhn
Claudia Heinrich Robert and Elinor Jereau Margaret A. Kunji
Mr. and Mrs. William C. Heller Johns Hopkins University Richard and Anita Kurche
Mr. and Mrs. David A. Helms Edward and Beth Johnson Ronald D. and Patricia M. LaBeau
Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Helzerman Ms. Elsie M. Johnson Carl A. Ladensack
Thomas and Caroline Hendrickson Paul and Marilyn Johnson James and Carol Ladley
Maxine and Peter Henning Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Jolliffe Carole and Daniel Lamet
Ms. Teresa A. Henrichs Mrs. Elise K. Judy Mr. and Mrs. George E. Lancaster
Ms. R. Annette Henson Ms. Janice Anne Kabodian Susan and Lee Lane
Mrs. Patsy L. Herbert Ms. Dolores A. Kaczmarczyk The Rev. Albert W. Langley
James Frederick Herman Denise and Frederick Kalt Mrs. Janet E. Lanigan
Dr. and Mrs. Robin I. Herman Kalt-Lori Steel Corporation Susan Lapine and Donald Mroz
Roger D. Herrington Dr. Esther E. Kamisar Ms. Judith A. Larson
Dr. Roberta Joan Herter Dr. Katherine M. Kasten Dr. William F. Lasher
Mrs. Jeanne L. Hess Perry and Bernadette Katzenstein Lisa R. Lattuca
Callie and Clarence Hester Michelle and Jeremy Kaufman Charles and Barbara S. Lawrence
Dr. Charles B. Hicks Katherine M. Kehoe Janet Osgood Lawson
Margie Green Higgs Michael T. and Betty A. Kehoe John Arden Lawson
Joan and Peter Hill Mr. Allyn R. Kehrer Ellie and Bruce Lederman
David and Meryl Hirschland Dr. and Mrs. Howard R. Kehrl John Thomas and Anne Fiske Lee
Miss Dorothy V. Hitsman Mrs. Mary J. Kellogg-Bladecki Dr. Sang-Hie Lee
Betty and William E. Hodson Constance C. Kelly Ms. Diane C. Lehman
Mr. Dennis G. Hoffer John B. and Esther A. Kelly

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GIFTS OF $100 to $249
Jacqueline and Donald Lelong Mrs. Carol J. McCarus J.N. Musto, Ph.D.
Miss Miriam C. Lenz Lon and Marian McCollum Ms. Patricia A. Muthart
Mr. Gerald R. LeRoy Dr. Julie E. McDaniel Mr. and Mrs. Jack A. Myers
Dr. Jerome Lewis Levitt Carolyn and Walter McDonald Ms. Lori G. Nava
Howard J. Lewis Ms. Mary Ann McGovern Dr. Nancy H. Navarre
Mrs. Doris M. Libman Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. McGrath Jean and Hilton Neal
Nancy and Keith Libman Katherine McGrath-Miller and Bruce Miller Joan and Carl Nelson
Douglas C. Light Reginald McKenzie Robert and Evelyn Nelson
Yi-Guang and Sophia Lin Warren D. McKenzie Mark J. Neveaux, Ed.D.
Piet W. and Jane M. Lindhout Mrs. Marilyn McKinney Donald and Deanna Newport
Ms. Barbara S. Linnenbrink Mr. John C. McMillan Patricia Nicholas and Guy Eigenbrode
Anne Linsdau and Walter Hoeppner Mrs. Mary A. McNamara Mr. and Mrs. James M. Nield
Mr. Keith A. Longcore Dr. and Mrs. R. Charles Medlar Mr. and Mrs. Paul J. Niffenegger
Dr. Karen A. Longman Dr. John Meeker Jennifer and William Noble
Samuel LoPresto and Charlotte Koger Ms. Gail A. Mejeur Mr. and Mrs. Frederick A. Noble
David and Linda Love Dr. and Mrs. Glen D. Mellinger Miss Roberta C. Noetzel
John P. and Connie D. Loventhal Ms. Marion Charvat Melody Mrs. Ellin J. Nolan
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Lowenhaupt Dr. and Mrs. Cameron W. Meredith Mr. and Mrs. Thomas E. Norpell
Mr. and Mrs. James R. Lozelle Ms. Katherine Metcalf Cecil and Virginia North
Mrs. Regina Cullen Luginbuhl David and Donna Meyer Northwestern Mutual Life Foundation
Ralph Q. and Elsa Lund Mitchell and Lai-Ming Meyer Jon M. and Diana K. Oatley
John Walter Lundeen Ms. Joanne E. Michalski Martin E. Obed
Mary Ann Lundquist John and Grace Mikulich Mr. John P. O’Connor
Nancy and Richard Lutey Pamela C. and John E. Miley Patricia M. Odgers
John A. Lynch Doris Miller and Fay Goetz Riva Jean Okonkwo
Merrill Lynch & Co. Foundation, Inc. Dr. James L. Miller, Jr. Dr. and Mrs. Richard E. Olds
Drs. Carla and Gordon Lyon LaMar and Deborah Miller Barbara and Peter Olsen
Miss Marjorie J. Funk Lawrence and Phyllis Miller Mr. and Mrs. Eric J. Olson
M. G. A. Investments, Inc. Mrs. Linda M. Miller Ms. Elaine L. Ordower
Catherine Wollenberg and Richard MacDonald Michele Rosanne Miller Mrs. Ann N. Orwig
Thomas and Marjorie M. Mackenzie Dr. Wayne E. Miller Alan and Emelia J. Osborne
Dr. Susan M. Madley Frederick and Vonetta Mills Mr. L. Lee Osburn
Dr. Martin L. and Jane M. Maehr Mrs. Margaret R. Minnich Mr. Thomas Richard Ossy
Doris and Charles Magennis Kathryn A. and William H. Moeller Nicole and Mark Ouellette
Cathy Mancino and Stephen Vosilla Mr. Carmelo Mojica Mary G. B. Pace
Miss Mary Lou Manor Ms. Eileen M. Moloney Dr. Lawrence and Marsha Pacernick
Daniel R. Manthei B. Michael Momany Oscar Mario Padilla
William and Linda Manthey Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Monsma John Padjen, Jr.
Margaret J. Manz Patrick and Cory Montagano Mrs. Nancy N. Palmer
Dr. Theodore J. Marchese J. Roger and Kathleen Moody Frederick V. Pankow
James G. and Lisa A. Marciniak Carol and Michael Moore Richard L. and Nancy S. Pantaleo
John F. Marcum, Jr. Sidney L. Moore Corinne and Elisha Pate
Mrs. Margaret G. Nielsen William K. Moore Lou Ann and James J. Pate
Milan and Zelma Marich William and Elizabeth H. Moore Mr. D. Duncan Paterson
Dr. and Mrs. Edward T. Marquardt Ms. Rachael E. Moreno-Delcamp Dr. Helen Patrick
Patricia and Paul Marshall J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation Mr. Gus A. Paulos
Arland F. Martin Mrs. Joyce T. Morgan Pavalon, Gifford, Laatsch & Marino
Mrs. Elizabeth Martin Gail Edith Morrison Dr. and Mrs. Joseph N. Payne
Mrs. Ferne W. Martineau Mrs. Mary C. Morse Mrs. Charles A. Pelizzari
Masco Corporation Karen and John Motz Ms. Kathy A. Petersen
Nancy Ann and John W. Mason Van and Mildred Mueller Norman Olav Peterson
Dr. John Paul Mathey Katharine I. Mullaney Dr. Russell O. Peterson
Mr. Robert A. Matthew Mr. Douglas G. Murdoch Zephaniah Phillips, Jr.
John and Wanda Maturo Caroline and Anthony Murray Dr. Richard M. Philson
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mayer Edward R. Murray Janet M. Phlegar
Mr. Paul and Dr. Lynne Supovitz Mayer Mr. Preston G. Murray Dr. and Mrs. Frank M. Pichel
Dr. Harriette P. McAdoo Ms. Mary E. Musat

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Lorna J. and E. Pierre Karen Marie Rogers Dr. Rosalia Ann Schwem
David Pifer and Jacqueline Irland Michael and Cecilia Rohrer Cynthia and George Scott
Dr. and Mrs. Henry S. Pinkney Mr. and Mrs. James L. Romaker Douglas W. Scott
Ms. Teresa M. Pintrich Ms. Maria Prado Romo Garrett Scott and Betsy Davis
Dr. Jeannette O. Poindexter Dr. Laura J. Roop Willie G. and Bettie J. Scott
Dr. and Mrs. James E. Ponitz Ms. Jo Ellen Roseman Dr. A. L. Sebaly
Ms. Judith Lee Poole Dr. John C. Rosemergy James and Susan Sebastian
Carolyn and Richard Pope Leslie K. Rosen Jack C. Seigle
Michal Edelson Porath Julie Anne Rosenthal Ms. Margaret L. Sell
Ann Rogalla Portenga and Roy Portenga Susan L. Ross Sally and Harry Sellers
Mrs. Jean M. Porter James E. and Lenora L. Ross Richard S. Shafer
Richard T. and Sherry S. Potchynok Joseph G. and Mary S. Rossmeier Dr. Kenneth L. Shapiro
Shirley and Ted Poulton Mrs. Alyce E. Rossow Mrs. Rosalie Landes Hertzberg Shapiro
Barry K. and Yolan M. Powell Dr. Rodney W. Roth Dr. Gerald Vern Sharp
Alexander M. Prentice Monroe and Phyllis Rowland Mrs. Gertrude J. Sharpe
Jerry and Lorna Prescott Mr. Robert Rowland Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. Shaw
Eldon and Peggy Price Judith and Robert Rubin Don P. and Mary L. Sheldon
Wallace and Barbara Prince Charles and Thelma Ruckhaber Ruth and Donald Sherwin
Roger L. Prokop, Ph.D. Dr. and Mrs. William R. Rude Mr. Franklin T. Shippen
Susan R. and Jack S. Putnam Thomas and Jennifer Ruehlmann Charitable Sylvia K. Shippey
Thomas and Christine Pyden Foundation William S. and Mary L. Shuler
John C. and Sallie E. Pyper Ms. Samantha Ruetenik Betty Kurtz Shulman
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Quadrozzi Brenda and Gordon Ruscoe Janice L. Siegel
Dr. and Mrs. George J. Quarderer Don and Melissa Rutishauser Mrs. Frances H. Siegel-Hayes
Helga and C. Radick Marshall E. Rutz Thayer and Earl Sifers
Dr. and Mrs. Louis J. Radnothy Mrs. Gretchen S. Ryan Stephen and Lyn Sills
Miss Helen Jane Rae William and Wendy Sable Ms. Gale M. Sinatra
Deborah Rainey and James Maher Mrs. Sandra L. Sack John and Patricia Sipple
Dr. and Mrs. Stuart Rankin Clifford and Beverly Sadler Wallace W. Skinner
Joan and John Rapai Miss Frances Sadoff William Maas and CharylAnn Skowron-Mass
Mrs. Karen Rodensky Rassler Dr. and Mrs. Philip L. Safford Paul and Paul Slate
Mr. Arthur F. Raymond, Esq. Lynda M. Samp Mrs. Donna Sporn Slatkin
Ann Hibbard Redding Anthony and Dorothy Sargenti Miss Ann C. Sleight
Janet K. Reece Paul and Debra Sarvela William and Julie Smigielski
Carolyn and David Reid Mr. and Mrs. John P. Savage Dorothy and Jack Smiley
Mrs. Ruth Reid Hon. and Mrs. George Schankler Ms. Barbara A. Smith
Miss Shirley E. Reid Marilyn and Paul Scheer Ms. Cynthia J. Smith
Harriet and Harry Reinhardt Nancy and Stephen Schewe Donald Lipp Smith
Renee Remak Ziff and William Ziff Dr. Brian T. Schiller Geoffrey A. Smith
Beverly and Richard Renbarger Harriet and Daniel Schlesinger Dr. Kris M. Smith
Dr. Laura I. Rendon Dr. Wallace C. and Janice F. Schloerke Lewis O. Smith III
Donald and Patricia Rennie Joan and Roger Schlukebir Ruth and Aubert Smith
Robert J. and B. Lynn Retelle Ms. Margaret H. Schmidley Wayne F. Smith
Kent S. Reynolds Mrs. Joan E. Schmidt Darryl and Virginia R. Snider
Sandra and David Reznick Dr. and Mrs. Ronald S. Schmier Marga and Mark Snyder
Mary L. Rhodes Charles E. Schmoekel Phillip N. Somers
Allen R. Rice James H. and Darlene Schoolmaster Mrs. Dorothy A. Somerville
Dr. Robert K. Richards, Jr. Mr. Richard G. Schram Miles and Donna Southworth
Dr. Selma K. Richardson Dr. Robert A. Schuiteman Dr. and Mrs. Joseph C. Spadafore
Dr. and Mrs. Gerald and Gerturde Rigg John Schulenberg and Cathleen Connell Mrs. Colleen B. Spangler
Kathleen and Stephen Riggs Mr. Dan Schulz Mrs. Rebecca S. Sparschu
Janet and Steven Rimar Edward Paul and Nancy M. Schulz David and Sandra Spathelf
James M. Ripple Erich and Suzanne Schulz Ambassador Leonard Spearman
Dr. Mary Frances Robek Jane and Jon Schuster Carolyn and Virgil Spears
Ellen Rachel Robin Arthur and Pamela Schwartz Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence W. Sperling
Barbara and John Rogers Leah and Karl Schwartz
Dr. Ida Long Rogers LeRoy C. Schwarzkopf

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Elyse and Melvin Spielberg Mr. and Mrs. Alan R. Thodey Daniel and Maureen Webster
Dr. James L. Spillan Alfred and Mildred Thomas Ruth Schleh Webster
Cynthia Spinola, Esq. Kenneth R. Thomasma Mrs. Marjorie S. Weil
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Spittler Mr. and Mrs. James W. Thomson Marjorie and Richard Weiler
Stephen H. Sprague Elaine and Norman Thorpe Ms. Lois N. Weinberg
Ann and Steve Spurlin Ms. Helen Beers Tibbals Ms. Michele A. Weipert-Winter
Raymond M. Sreboth Julianne and John Tillotson Ms. Anna Josephine Weiser
Dr. and Mrs. Louis B. Stadler Mr. Paul and Dr. Alicia Tisdale Steve and Karen Weiss
Dr. Philip M. Stahl Dr. and Mrs. Terrence A. Tollefson Robert and Sandra Weitz
Dr. and Mrs. Robert G. Stakenas J. Douglas Toma and Linda Bachman Ms. Sherrie Ann Weitzman
Dr. and Mrs. Donald E. Stanbury William and Jean Toombs Dr. Nancy B. Wessinger
Aaron and Mary Stander Mr. and Mrs. Albert C. Tosto Marcine and W. Scott Westerman
Dr. Richard L. Stanger Bruce E. Towar Janet and Douglas Whitaker
Jon Star and Heather Hill Deborah Townsend, Ph.D. Mrs. Phyllis L. White
Dr. Teressa V. Staten Frederick and Alycemae Townsend Ms. Mary R. Widrig
Denise and Marc Staudt Mrs. Carolyn Treakle Mr. Marshal D. Wied
Stavale & Gemmete, P.L.L.C. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Tresselt Dr. Philip A. Wigent
James M. and Leona Burton Stearns E. Ann and Charles Trichilo Mrs. Maureen H. Wilberding
Mrs. Betty B. Steen Nancy and Steven Tumen Mr. and Mrs. Gary L. Wilde
Florence and Joel Steinberg James and Terry Turner Ruthie and Van Wiley
Neil and Judith Steinhoff Robert and Elaine Tyler Mrs. Chris R. Wilhelm
Mary and Harry Stephen Miss Thelma J. Ullrich John G. Wilhelm
Janice F. Stephens Diane and David Vadnais Dr. Rowena M. Wilhelm
Robert and Deborah Sterken William and Verna Valley Mr. Chris L. Willard
Sue Corless Stern and Jonathan Stern Mary and Willard Valpey David and Monica Willard
Dr. Harvey N. Sterns Roger VanderPloeg Jeanne and Booker Williams
Dr. Erma F. Stevens Dr. A. Roger VanderSchie Ila and John Williams
Mrs. Jean A. Stevenson Michael and Laurel Vander Velde Stephen Williams and Susanne Spiegel
Robert J. Stevenson Doris J. Vander Zee Mrs. Nancy A. Willie-Schiff
Cynthia J. Stewart, Ph.D. Kimberly VanHoek and John Sickler Howard and Jessie Willson
Helene and Daniel Stewart Donald and Rosemarie VanIngen Wendy and Joseph Willson
Lawrence C. Stewart Ben and Madelon VanRiper Mrs. Carol Bain Wilson
Harold E. and Annette Dieters Stieg Cecilia and Nandor Vargo Ms. Karen M. Wilson
Arlene and Warren Stien Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Vasiu Dr. Nila Wilson
William J. and Jane D. Stocklin Mrs. Mary Ellen Vaydik Dr. and Mrs. Richard F. Wilson
Mrs. Janet T. Stofflett Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Verhake Lynn G. Winkler
Dr. Jack Clayton Stovall Miss Mary E. Verhoeven Haydelle and Harold Withrow
Ms. Elizabeth A. Straka Verizon Foundation Mark Anthony Wojciechowski
Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Strauch Karen and John Viera Lynne and Mark Wolf
Mark H. and Karen K. Strauss Mrs. Martha S. Vincent William and Mary L. Wolski
Roger and Sally Struck Wil T. and Roberta S. Viviano Dr. Daniel R. Wolter
Joan A. Studnicky Dr. Judith F. Vogt Russell B. Wood
Ms. Carol Ann Sullivan Phyllis and Frank Vroom Martha Hill Woodson
Elizabeth Sulzby Wachovia Foundation Mr. and Mrs. Jack A. Wright
Mr. and Mrs. Robert O. Sutch Susanne and Jay Wakefield G. Richard and Kathryn W. Wynn
Mrs. Carolyn L. Sutton Margaret and Michael Walbridge Susan and Robert Yates
Margaret Hyde Sutton Loretta and Martin Waldman Louis and Lily Yen
Margaret and William Swanberg Mrs. Carolease B. Wallace M. Nina and York Yochum
Mrs. Terry Swanson Mr. Harold J. Walper Judy and J. Patrick Yoder
Susan C. and Thomas F. Sweeney Dr. Frederick J. Walsh
Mrs. Mary Ellen Yokie
Ann G. and Charles E. Sweet Marian and Denis Walsh
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Sweet Melvina E. Walter Miss Betty E. Yonkers
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Tajer Susan and James Wander James T. Young
Mrs. Sheila C. Tamura Alice and Richard Ward Betty and Anthony Zanotti
Dr. Helen E. Tanner Jill S. Rau Ward Dr. Joseph S. Zapytowski
Kathleen and Robert Tar Patricia and Robert Ward Dr. Maryann P. Zawada
Mr. and Mrs. Donald R. Tassie Mr. and Mrs. Eric D. Warden Seymour and Loretta Ziegelman
Susan and Kenneth Teague Mrs. Susan Wartell Frances and Arthur Zimmerman
Elizabeth Whitney Telfer Mrs. Lynne F. Waskin Drs. Paul and Barbara Zitzewitz
Dr. Mark A. Templin Peggy and Don Waterman Kenna S. and David M. Zorn
Arthur Terzakis Jane S. and Price J. Watts W. Tom ZurSchmiede Foundation
Robert W. Thams Mrs. William H. Weatherhead
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Thiele Christian A. Weber

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CLASS NOTES
Dr. David Aussicker (PhD CSHPE) is vice president of St.
Joseph Health System Foundation. St. Joseph Health Sys-
tem is the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organization
with corporate headquarters in St. Louis, Mo. Aussicker is a
former faculty member and administrator at Tulane Univer-
sity, American University, and most recently, Old Dominion
University.

Betty (Holbert) Beard (PhD 1985) has completed a six-


month (2003) Fulbright award in Malawi. Her work concerned
the care of vulnerable and orphaned children. She hopes to
return to Malawi in 2005 to continue studying community
based orphan care programs. HIV/AIDS is pandemic in Barbara R. DuBois (BA 1948; MA 1952; Certt. 1952) has
sub-Saharan Africa. She adds, “On a happy note: our sixth published two poetry chapbooks in 2004: “A Greek Suite,”
grandchild arrived in 2004!” and “Country Style.” She writes regular book review columns
for the Socorro (NM) Public Library newsletter, the Friends of
Virginia Walcott Beauchamp (BA 1942; MA 1948) was the Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge newsletter,
inducted into the Maryland Women’s Hall of Fame in 2003. and the Socorro newspaper.

Dr. Richard Louis Behrendt (PhD Richard Ellis (PhD 1991, CSHPE) has been made Dean of
Graduate and Professional Studies at John Brown University
1980 CSHPE) will retire on June 30,
in Arkansas. Earlier in 2004, he participated in a strategic
2005, as president of Sauk Valley Com-
planning session at Northwest Arkansas Community College
munity College in Dixon, IL, after almost
led by CSHPE professor Dick Alfred.
19 years. Prior to this presidency, he
was president of Lincoln Trail College
in Robinson, IL. Before these positions Eddie Fergus (PhD 2002) has had his doctoral dissertation
he served as dean and vice president published in September 2004 by Routledge Press. The work
at community colleges in Nevada and is entitled, “Skin Color and Identity Formation: Perceptions
Maryland, and at a university in Indiana. of opportunity and academic orientation among Mexican and
Puerto Rican youth”.
J.D. Birchmeier (BS 1965, MBA 1974) was selected as
“Outstanding Science Educator” in 2000 by the Metro Detroit
Science Teachers. Now semi-retired, he has taken advantage Kay (Kelcher)
of the extra time to begin writing curriculum for Michigan Ferrando (BA in
Virtual High School, an online mode of education. He won an Education) with her
award from ISTE in 2003 for Human Space Exploration, wrote husband Jon, had her
“Astronomy for High School,” and co-wrote “Earth Science.” third child on May
The latter contains significant Michigan geology content. 18, 2003. Isabelle
Ashley joins Emily
Dr. Polly (Pauline) Buchanan (PhD 1990, Adult & (5) and Jackson (3).
Continuing Education) was promoted from Associate Dean to
Interim Dean of the College of Health and Human Services
at Eastern Michigan University until August 2004. She has
served on the faculty in Hotel and Restaurant Management
for 19 years, and has since returned to her position as Associ- Dr. Margarito J. Garcia
ate Dean. (PhD Curriculum & Instruction 1984)
has been appointed assistant professor of
Richard M. Campbell (MA 1972; PhD 1975) has been education at Sul Ross State University’s Rio
Elected Trustee of North Harris Montgomery Community Col- Grande college in Eagle Pass, TX. Among
lege District, 2004-2010. other varied past teaching assignments,
he has taught at Michigan State, Indiana
University and the University of Texas at
John Kevin Cox (BA English 2000) has been chosen to Arlington, as well as at the University of
serve as the English Department Chair at Grosse Pointe North
Michigan Flint campus.
High School.

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Notes
Kendra Hearn (AB English Ed 1993) in December 2003,
was appointed Director of Curriculum for the Lincoln Con-
solidated School District (Ypsilanti, MI.)

Paul Krieger (BS with certification 1986) has just pub- free, but children had to be accompanied by a par-
lished “A Visual Analogy Guide to Human Anatomy.” The
book is a unique stand-alone supplement for which Krieger ent. The lessons were on nature and simple horticulture.
is both author and illustrator. Sample pages can be viewed at The program was funded by a grant from the James A.
the Morton Publishing website: www.morton-pub.com. Krieger Welch Foundation.
has been teaching at Grand Rapids Community College for
the past 13 years.
Daniel Muraida (PhD, Educational Psychology, 1988) is
Jane Birdsall Lander (AB Ed, English) is an educator, currently working for the U.S. Air Force in San Antonio as
writer and nationally exhibited artist. She is project manager a research psychologist. His principle duties focus on the
and co-author of the St. Louis Public Art Curriculum Kit, a development and analysis of surveys on public health issues
national model for object-centered, integrated curriculum. within the active duty force. He is also responsible for the
Birdsall-Lander organized a consortium of ten regional development of training interventions that address Air Force
not-for-profit arts organizations that, along with the Educa- public health issues. He recently returned to UM to take a
tion Council, provided funding for the project. The kits were course in Hierarchical Regression Models through the Sum-
distributed to the St. Louis area teachers and educators who mer Institute in Survey Research Techniques. “The course
served on the Teacher Advisory Committee for the kit, as was great,” says Muraida, “and the Ann Arbor summer was as
well as given to other educators, schools and universities. In beautiful as ever.”
addition, the kits are available on loan through the St. Louis
Public Libraries, the St. Louis County Libraries, and can be
viewed and/or downloaded as a .pdf file at www.ci.clayton.
Michael S. Nykos (MA 1959; PhD 1970) has been appoint-
ed by Colorado’s Governor Owens to a four-year term on the
mo.us/main/publicart.asp
Board of Trustees, Colorado School of Mines. Also in 2004, he
Mel Miller (AB (LSA) 1971; Certt 1971) was presented the was also elected to a two-year term as president of the Board.
Special Service Award from Macomb County Bar Association
in recognition of his promotion of legal and judicial fields George Osenko (MA 1955) has served education for 38
within schools. He coordinates a number of civic programs, years as a teacher and principal in Charlevoix, MI.
such as the Macomb Lawyer-Teacher Partnership that brings
lawyers and judges to upper elementary classrooms; assists
with the Macomb Law Day Program; coordinates a distance Joann Ozog (MA 1969) was selected by
learning “Government Connections;” and assists with other NBC Chicago-affiliate Channel 5 to receive the
programs and projects. Jefferson Award for her outstanding volun-
teer work on behalf of the Polish Museum of
Sam Muller (MEd 1971), a retired America. Among her accomplishments are the
museum’s annual Polish American Heritage
teacher, last summer worked in a six-
Month program and art contest, annual Old
month program as a Genesee County
Fashioned Christmas Wigilia programs, and
(MI) Naturalist. He planned and put participation of the museum in the Polish Con-
on many programs for children ages stitution Day parade. She has also been an ac-
7-12. The program was tive and successful fundraiser for the museum.

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Class Notes

Barbara Pachter (AB Ed 1970)


recently published her seventh book:
“The Jerk with the Cell Phone: A sur-
vival guide for the rest of us” (Marlowe
& Co.). She is a business communica-
tions consultant and teaches business
etiquette, assertiveness and conflict
Jan Stephens (BS in Elementary & Special Ed 1963; MA
in Special Ed 1966) retired in 2002 from Ann Arbor Public
resolution in a business setting worldwide.
Schools after teaching emotionally impaired and learning
Her website is: www.pachter.com.
disabled students for 27 years. Now she spends her time
Laurence Peters (PhD, English and Education) currently with duplicate bridge, the stock market, travels, and her six
directs the Mid-Atlantic Regional Technology in Education grandchildren. She is planning her next big trip to Scotland
Consortium (MARTEC) at Temple University in Philadelphia. and Ireland.

Jeanne Judson Prentice (BA in Ed, 1940) and her Irene (Clutter) Stocks (BA and Certification, 1946) says,
husband, Clifford Jack Prentice (BS 1941, Aero Engineering), “Life is exciting!” That comment encompasses a family of
celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on August 5, 2004. 12 children and 31 grandchildren with her husband, Charles
She had served as Class Secretary of her graduating class. Portt; graduate degrees from Oberlin, Vanderbilt, and Ash-
land and Trinity College; a career as a minister for the United
Church of Christ serving in Ohio, Michigan, New York,
California, and Pennsylvania; occasional substitute teaching;
and service as minister-in-residence at Vanderbilt and fellow
at the Chicago Theological Seminary. By the time this issue is
published, the couple will have retired to Molokai, HI.

Olive Wade (MA, 1962) has had the Boone County (IN)
Retired Teachers Volunteer Certificate named for her. She has
Mary J. (Fisher) Schuttler also received the Clock Award from the Indiana Methodist
(BA and Certification, 1983) received Children’s Home in recognition for her community service as
her PhD in Theatre from the University a retired teacher.
of Colorado at Boulder in Spring 2004
and was promoted to full professor at
the University of Northern Colorado,
*Elaine Vetenge-Wright (BA 1958) died in May 1997.
She was married to Wilbur I. Wright, a 1955 UM alumnus.
also in Spring 2004. She serves as the
coordinator of Theatre Education.
*John W. Walcott (MS 1948) died in February 2003. He
was the brother of Virginia Walcott Beauchamp, noted above.

Judith (Kazdan) Silver (ABEd 1970) has been married Nancy Louise (Kubanek-Casmer) Woolworth
to Ian Silver for 34 years. They live in London, Ontario and (AB 1954, AM 1959) has written 16 articles and one book in
have three children: Melanie (32), married to Sean, with two history and anthropology. For 15 years she wrote environmen-
sons, Duncan (5) and Connor (2), living in London, Ont.; tal impact statements for federal, state and local governments
David (28), married to Alexis, living in Winnipeg, Manitoba; and private firms. She is currently writing a book on effect
Laura (25), teaching English in Japan. Kazdan completed of Euro-Americans on Dakota Indians, 1659-1863. After
a pre-master, in school librarianship in 1989, a masters in obtaining her Baccalaureate in 1954m she became a substi-
Library and Information Science in 1995, and currently runs tute teacher in Dearborn Heights, MI until 1960; then again
her own business doing internet management and consulting. substituted in Minnesota classrooms from 1982 to 1990.

Steven Skalka (EdD 1994) is participating in Fulbright Christie (Kleinlein) Youngblood (ABEd, 2000) has
Educator Exchange for school administrators, during the completed her third year teaching 8th grade physical science
2004/05 school year,. In October, his exchange partner, and American history in Romeo, MI. In 2003 she married
Stephen Kings - Headmaster of Churston Ferrers Grammar Terence Youngblood and the couple had a baby, Caleb Ter-
School in Brixham, England worked here at Lakeview High ence, on Mother’s Day, 2004.
School in Battle Creek, MI. Skalka will be working with him
at his school in Great Britain during March 2005.

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Campaign Goals
Our programs of research, preparation, and outreach are unique for their multi- and interdisciplinary emphasis.
Undergraduate and graduate preparation programs reflect the marriage of subject matter knowledge with teaching
knowledge and skills, and research programs reflect the multiple perspectives that are so essential for dealing with
today’s education issues. Our vision for professional service involves a conscious interweaving of teaching, research,
leadership and service that makes a difference to teachers, administrators, and communities locally, nationally, and
internationally. Faculty and students have strong disciplinary backgrounds and the School is actively engaged in col-
laborations and joint programs with a variety of educational agencies and many other academic units on campus. As a
result, we provide the best preservice and inservice preparation in education leadership, research, and practice avail-
able anywhere. The University of Michigan has been a leader in education since 1879, when it founded the country’s
first professorship in the art and science of teaching. Our vanguard position as a leading School of Education gives us
both the privilege and the responsibility of setting a course for the future. We are poised to meet this challenge head-
on. Together we can work to unite teaching, research, and professional practice in the service of the public good,
investing new hope in education, and charting the course for another 125 years of global educational leadership at the
University of Michigan.

Contributions are needed in four areas:


Student and Programmatic Support, Faculty
Support, Technology, and Outreach Initiatives.
Your help in these areas will enrich and enlarge
the learning experience of School of Education
students, and our children.

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Alumni Information
Board of Governors Planning Ahead
The Education Alumni Society Governing Board (EASGB) is Emeritus Weekend is an annual gathering of alumni, usu-
a group of committed SOE alumni who have been elected by ally at the 50th anniversary. This year, however, on the 3rd
their fellow alumni to serve as a liaison between the School and 4th of June all alumni who graduated 50 or more years
and the larger alumni body. A constituent group of the Uni- ago are invited to come to the Four Points by Sheraton Ann
versity Alumni Association, its agenda supports the agenda Arbor hotel for programs related to SOE activities, meals, and
of the Dean and the School through outreach and fundraising entertainment. A registration form will be in the Spring 2005
activities. Innovator as well as online.

Nominations for election have been closed for this year. Fall Gathering is a yearly event that brings together School
The ballot will be online after January, or in printed form by of Education alumni from all over the country to celebrate
request. their connections with the School. Alumni get a chance to
re-connect with current and former faculty, students and each
One of the annual projects sponsored by the Education other in a festive setting. After food and fellowship, the day
Alumni Society Governing Board is to recognize excellence in culminates with attendance at a Michigan football game.
the profession through Distinguished Alumni Awards. Each
year the Awards Committee of the Board of Governors solicits For additional information, contact:
School of Education alumni to propose names of peers who The University of Michigan
have made significant contributions to society, their profes- School of Education
sion, the School of Education, or the Education Alumni Office of Development and Alumni Services
Society. 1111 School of Education Building
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1259
The deadline for submitting nominations is August 1. Once a (734)763-4880
slate of candidates is identified, one or more may be selected FAX (734) 763-1229
by the Awards Committee appointed by the Alumni Board
of Governors. Awards will be conferred at the fall or spring
awards ceremony of the School of Education.

A nominee for the award shall be a person who has demon-


strated through his/her service to education that he or she has
made significant contributions to society, his/her profession,
the School of Education, or the Education Alumni Society.
Among activities considered worthy of recognition are the
nominee’s scholarship, teaching, research, and/or contribu-
tions to the literature. Areas of contribution relative to the
Education Alumni Society’s “Distinguished Alumnus/Aluma
Award” shall include, but not be exclusively limited to, hu-
manitarian, legal, financial, and similar concerns.

The deadline for submitting nominations is August 1. Once a


slate of candidates is identified, one or more may be selected
by the Awards Committee appointed by the Alumni Board
of Governors. Awards will be conferred at the fall or spring
awards ceremony of the School of Education.

The Distinguished Recent Graduate Award honors living


graduates who have demonstrated exceptional professional
achievement or outstanding personal leadership or service
early in their careers. Candidates must have graduated at
least five and no more than 15 years prior to nomination.

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ClassNotes
Keep track of your classmates. Send us news about your achievements, awards, life changes, etc., and we will include it in the next
ClassNotes. If you can send along a picture (black and white or color), we’ll try to include that, too.

Send the information to:


Laurie Stoianowski, Development Officer, School of Education, University of Michigan, 610 E. University Avenue, Room 1123, Ann
Arbor, Michigan 48109-1259, or via email at educalum@umich.edu. The form is also available online at http://www.soe.umich.edu/
classnotes.

Name:__________________________________________________________________________________________________
Address: _______________________________________________________________________________________________
City, State, Zip:___________________________________________________________________________________________
Telephone: _____________________________Email: ___________________________________________________________
Is this an address change? Yes _____ No _____
What type of address change? Home ___ Office ___
May we publish your address? Yes _____ No _____
May we publish your email address? Yes _____ No _____

Degrees
Please list only University of Michigan degrees and the year earned.
A.B. __________ Year __________ A.M. __________ Year __________
B.S. __________ Year __________ M.S. __________ Year __________
ABED __________ Year __________ Ph.D. __________ Year __________
BSED. __________ Year __________ Ed.D. __________ Year __________
CERTT. __________ Year __________ Ed.S. __________ Year __________

News
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Get Involved!
_____ I would like to be considered for the Education Alumni Society Board of Governors.

Please contact me with more information about:


Cash Gifts __________ Gift Annuities __________
Charitable Trusts __________ Bequests/Will __________

Credits
Dean: Karen Wixson Layout, Design & Imaging: Ben Lipkin
Director of Advancement: Stephen Bates Copy Editor: Peter E. Potter
Information Officer: Eugenie Potter Photography: Mike Gould, UM photo services
Editors: Eugenie Potter & Laura Roop
Writers: Peggy Kelley Herron, Jeff Mortimer, Laura Roop, Eve Silberman

Nondiscrimination Policy Statement

The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action, including
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity
for all persons regardless of race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or Vietnam-era veteran status in employment, educational
programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the Senior Director for Institutional Equity and Title IX/Section 504 Coordinator, Office of Institutional Equity,
2072 Administrative Services Building, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-1432, 734-763-0235, TTY 734-647-1388. For other University of Michigan information call 734-764-1817.

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