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.

Why Give?

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.
Important Tax Information

Gifts to Oakland University are tax deductible on federal and state tax returns to the extent that is allowable. 


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

Shelly GarretsonShelly Garretson, Development Project Manager

Shelly provides exemplary service to our donors and friends whether it is helping them make a gift or communicating important details, our supporters can know their interaction with Shelly will be a positive one. Shelly works on the annual SEHS Leadership Celebration and helped start now annual Film Premier for OUCARES. 
Contact Shelly if you have questions about the School, giving to the SEHS, or scheduling a meeting with Dave. 

(248) 370-4233

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