Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
248 370 3050
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"I appreciate all the opportunities Oakland University has afforded me through the years. I especially treasure the students and colleagues who taught me so much and continue to bring me joy in my retirement. I support Oakland with gratitude and hope for its future." —  Jane Bingham, Professor Emeritus, Reading and Language Arts

Generosity of donors has made possible over $60,000 in scholarships annually and new endowments to support undergraduate and graduate students in perpetuity.

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Donors give for a variety of reasons, including:
All of these reasons help prepare collaborative leaders capable of, and committed to, empowering others and promoting an inclusive society.
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Contact Us

The SEHS Development Team is located in the Dean’s Suite in 415 Pawley Hall. Visitors may park in lot 26, which is located between Pawley Hall and Varner Hall (see map) Parking is also available in lot 29, which is the parking deck on Pioneer Drive, southeast of Pawley Hall. Parking is free.

David TindallDavid Tindall, Director of  Development

Dave works with alumni and donors to raise scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students, research support for faculty and student projects, and endowments to support the School’s Centers of Excellence such as OUCARES, Galileo Institute and Study Abroad Initiatives. 

(248) 370-4931


The Resource Development Board is a dynamic body of key community individuals who have a genuine interest in education and human services and who work to garner resources for the School. The School of Education and Human Services Resource Development Board’s mission is to further the School’s growth, broaden its base of support, and raise its visibility.

Resource Development Board Members

Allen Gough
Barbara Gough
Rena Littman
Robert Martin
Gina Petherick

Advisors and Emeriti Board Members

Katherine Banicki
Brian McGinnity
Paul Morath
John Pino
Frank Rewold
Margie Simmons
David Sokol

Scholarships for students in the School of Education and Human Services are made possible by the generosity of our many friends and supporters. Awards are available to students from multiple departments and for all students levels, from incoming freshmen to graduate students. 

Meet School of Education and Human Services Scholarship Donors


Louise Coallier Memorial Endowed Fund

Cramer and Hammond

Ron Cramer and W. Dorsey Hammond Reading Legacy Fund

Jeff Dupuis

Jeff Dupuis Award in Human Resource Development


Barbara and Allen Gough Endowed Scholarship


     Sidney W. Graber Memorial            Award


Harry Hahn Reading Endowment Award


Keane/Demarest Endowment 

George R. and Helen Klein Memorial Scholarship


Jacqueline I. Lougheed Endowed                  Scholarship and               Masters Scholarship & Research Award 


Meemic Insurance Company Scholarship for Teacher Education


Ken Morris Center for the Study of Labor and Work Scholarship

Mary Joyce Pagano Memorial Award 
Gina and Jeff Petherick Endowed Scholarship
Lewis N. Pino
Lewis N. Pino Award in Science Education


                                                      Marjorie K. Simmons Endowed Award

Toni S & Kenneth Walters

Toni S. and Kenneth Walters Student Literacy Scholarship 

Luellen Ramey Scholarship for Humanistic Counseling 

Nancy Anderson Schmitz Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education 


John and Marie Pino Endowed Scholarship for Teacher Education 

Larry Chunobich Head Shot

Larry Chunovich Legacy Scholarship Endowment

Morgan Behen Memorial Scholarship for Exemplary Students in Elementary Education Endowment