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The Learning Society

The Learning Society
Photo by Tom Bluett

The Learning Society consists of alumni and friends whose leadership and generosity provide vital support to the School of Education and Social Policy.

The following alumni and friends made gifts to the School during fiscal year 2012 (September 1, 2011 – August 31, 2012).


$10,000 or more

  • Allstate Insurance Company
  • Anonymous (3)
  • Eleanor R. Baldwin (MS66)*
  • Baxter International Inc.
  • Boeing Company
  • The Chicago Community Trust
  • Mary Belle Feltenstein*
  • Fidelity Investments Charitable Gift Fund
  • Foley Family Foundation
  • The Lloyd A. Fry Foundation
  • William T. Grant Foundation
  • John and Sara Hendrickson
  • Carol Keenan (BS59)*
  • Steven and Judith Lewis (BSM82, MS87)
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Robert E. and Mary S. Mundy (BS59)*
  • Stephen Reese and Linda Zwack Munger
  • Once Upon a Time Foundation
  • Patrick G. Ryan, Jr. and Lydia Ryan
  • Steve and Karen Ogren Sanger (MS69)
  • Muneer Satter and Kristen Hertel (BS86)
  • Keith and Sharon Savel
  • Gordon and Anne Nelson Scott
  • Securitas Foundation
  • Siemens AG
  • Smith Richardson Foundation
  • Spencer Foundation
  • Barbara O. Taylor (KSM78, PhD84)
  • Vanguard Charitable Endowment Program
  • C. Gerron and Judith Jurgensen Vartan (BS66)
  • William Myung Yoon and Gowoon Lee


$5,000 – $9,999

  • Anonymous (2)
  • LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr.
  • Robert and Sheila Fitzsimmons
  • Google, Inc.
  • Jan Susan Half (BS75)
  • Hewlett-Packard Company
  • Diane Humphrey (BS56)*
  • KINSHIP Foundation
  • Lee M. and Barbara Mitchell
  • James and Mary Nelson (BS67)
  • Mary Jo Potter (MS73)
  • Charles F. and Julia M. Sansone (BS62)
  • Tides Foundation
  • Julia Weinstein (MS87)


$2,500 – $4,999

  • Andrew and Jacalyn Aaron
  • Anonymous
  • James and Edith Bostic (BS74)
  • Kathe Chase (BS85)
  • Ryan and Elizabeth
  • Garino (BS99)
  • Lee and Ellis Gery (BS61)*
  • Michael and Patricia Graft (BS61)*
  • Kenneth and Anne Griffin
  • Jewish Communal Fund
  • Elliott and Frances Lehman
  • Peter (BS98) and Mary Elizabeth Lehman
  • Vincent and Barbara Lewis (BS66)
  • Trey Morgan (BS00)
  • New Prospect Foundation
  • Eugene and Bonnie Nugent (BS49)
  • Gerald and Patricia Olszewski
  • Paul and Jane Pasin
  • Christopher R. Powell (BS90)
  • Richard M. Rieser, Jr. and Susan G. Rieser (BS71)
  • George and June Romine (BS67)
  • Alexander and Elizabeth Rorke
  • The Schwab Fund for Charitable Giving
  • Scott and Susan Shay

Insight Circle

$1,000 – $2,499

  • Robert J. Albright (BS57, MS58)
  • Andrew Family Foundation
  • Cinda Russell Axley (BS66)
  • Andrew Ian Bartley and Jill Herscot (BS89)
  • Bradley and Erin Charchut (WCAS95, MS00)
  • Chicago Community Foundation
  • Kyong Chul and Shinae Jun Chun (MS71)*
  • Louis and Karen M. Cimino
  • Suzanne M. Courtheoux
  • Mary Voigt Cummings (BS59)
  • David N. Danforth, Jr. and Anne Danforth
  • Alan C. Davis
  • Paula L. DeGroot
  • Candace Cole Figa (BS73)
  • Bonnie S. Forkosh
  • Mitch Glazier (BS88)
  • Susan Grimm (MS58)
  • Jeffrey T. and Elaine M. Grossman-Gotro (BS79)*
  • Robert and Margaret Hastings
  • Thomas Hayward, Jr. and Sally Madden Hayward (BS61)
  • Alan and Lillian Hecht (BS78)
  • Robert and Lisa Held
  • Carolyn B. Henderson (BS99)
  • John James Hermanek, Jr. (BS97, KSM04)
  • Arthur J. Hill
  • Thomas D. and Mary Ann BonDurant Hodgkins (BS58)*
  • Valerie Hoffman-Hatcher (BS62)
  • Humboldt State University
  • Marvin Franklin and Lynn Irby (BS80, KSM82)
  • David and Joan Jackson (BS69)
  • James and Colleen Karr (BS48)
  • Norman and Bernice Koglin (BS52)
  • Henry L. Kohn, Jr. and Carol Kohn (MS82)
  • Keeyeon Lee and Eunju Kang
  • Gordon T. (BS60) and Judy Levering
  • Michael and Terri Lipsitz (BS66, MS87)
  • Ray B. Loeschner (MS57, PhD62)
  • Clark Manning
  • Donald J. Miedema (BS49, MS52, PhD62)
  • Douglas and Virginia Mills (PhD95)
  • Estate of Frankye E. Morgan (MS54)
  • Patricia M. Nelson (BS59)
  • Barbara N. O’Hara (BS63)*
  • Charles Thomas and Jackie Pick (MS97)
  • John W. and Gwendolyn D. Rogers (PhD80)
  • Deborah Russell
  • Anderson and Stacey Scott
  • Kenneth and Norma Spungen (BS48, MS51)
  • Richard and Judith Stern (BS44)
  • Steven and Carol Sterneck
  • Eugene and Hollis Sunshine
  • Lawrence and Kathleen Svabek
  • Kenneth R. Talle
  • Payson S. Wild, Jr. (MA71) and Linda Wild*
  • James and Kathryn A. Willett (MS91)
  • Jeremy (WCAS55, MS61, PhD71) and Mary Alt Wilson (MS59)
  • Linghui Zhang