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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

Eleanor R. Baldwin (MS66)*

Baldwin Family Foundation Trust

Baxter International Inc.

The Chicago Community Trust

Walter Dennhardt, Jr.

Edison Venture Fund

Mary Belle Feltenstein

Foley Family Foundation

Michael J. Graft, Sr. and Patricia Cassin Graft (MS61)*

William T. Grant Foundation

Carol Wilkinson Keenan (BS59)*

KINSHIP Foundation

Charles Ashby Lewis and Penny Bender Sebring (PhD85)

Lewis-Sebring Family Foundation

John W. and Holly W. Madigan (BS62)*

Madigan Family Foundation

Neal P. and Lynne Tomer Miller (BS69)

Motorola Foundation

Motorola Mobility Foundation

James and Mary Wege Nelson (BS67)

Muneer A. Satter and Kristen H. Hertel (BS86)

Satter Foundation

Robin Wise Sheperd (WCAS96, MS99)

Smith Richardson Foundation

Marc J. Walfish and Sandra Ann Worley (MA99)

Paul A. Witty Trust

William Myung Yoon


$5,000 – $9,999

George H. and Nancy Lindberg Bodeen (BS52)

Nancy and George Bodeen Family Foundation

Louis and Karen M. Cimino

David P. and Katherine Pierson Crosby (BS62)

Robert V. and Sheila Fitzsimmons

Jan Susan Half (BS75)

Hewlett-Packard Company

Diane S. Humphrey (BS56)*

Steven W. and Judith Zunamon Lewis (BSM82, MA87)

Lee M. and Barbara Mitchell

Arthur C. Nielsen, Jr. Family Charitable Trust

D. Eugene and Bonnie Weidman Nugent (BS49)

Patrick G. and Shirley Welsh Ryan*

Patrick G. Ryan, Jr.


Steve and Karen Ogren Sanger (MS69)

Charles F. and Julia McFetridge Sansone (BS62)

Siemens AG

Barbara O. Taylor (KSM78, PhD84)

Excelsior! Foundation

Julia Weinstein (MS87)


$2,500 – $4,999

LeRoy T. Carlson, Jr.

Kathe Chase (BS85)

Ryan M. and Elizabeth Hambrick Garino (BS99)

Lee H. and Ellis Kurtz Gery (BS61)*

Michael J. Gottlieb

Thomas Z. Hayward, Jr. and Sally Madden Hayward (BS61)

Frances Lehman

Peter (BS98) and Mary Tully Lehman

Vincent J. and Barbara Lynn Lewis (BS66)

New Prospect Foundation

Gerald and Patricia Olszewski

Richard M. Rieser, Jr. and Susan Gecht Rieser (BS71)

George L. and June Hetler Romine (BS67)

Alexander I. and Elizabeth Sturgeon Rorke

Insight Circle

$1,000 – $2,499

Andrew and Jacalyn Aaron

Robert and Wendy Adler

Robert J. Albright (BS57, MS58)

Alumnae of Northwestern University

Andrew Family Foundation

Anonymous (2)

Cinda Russell Axley (BS66)

Axley Family Foundation

Jana Cohen Barbe

Peter and Debra Bianchini

Thomas P. Bleck and Laura S. Friedland

Daniel G. Cedarbaum

Suzanne M. Courtheoux

Julie M. Danis (BS77)

Alan C. Davis

Audrey Marie Difrancesco, PhD

Eliza Epstein (BS12), Michael Epstein and April Stone

Lynn P. Ferguson (BS59)*

Candace Cole Figa (BS73)

Ryan and Wendy Glasser

Nancy E. Haar (BS82)

Hillel and Caren Hammerman

Alan J. and Lillian Mushabac Hecht (BS78)

Mary J. Herman (BS69)

Thomas D. and Mary BonDurant Hodgkins (BS58)*

Valerie Hoffman-Hatcher (BS62)

James F. and Colleen Karavites Karr (BS48)

Norman A. and Bernice Johnson Koglin (BS52)

Henry L. Kohn, Jr. and Carol Anspach Kohn (MA/MS82)

Donbee Esther Lee (BS11)

Jiho Matthew Lee

Keeyeon Lee and Eunju Kang

Gordon T. (BS60) and Jude Ade Levering

Michael and Terri Segall Lipsitz (BS86, MS87)

Ray B. Loeschner (MA/MS57, PhD62)

Jeffrey and Samantha Licht Lowe (BS95)

David F. and Joan Jackson Martin (BS69)

Donald J. Miedema (BS49, MA/MS52, PhD62)

Doug and Ginny Mills (PhD95)

Trey A. Morgan (BS00)

Patricia McIntyre Nelson (BS59)

Barbara N. O’Hara (BS63)*

Christopher R. Powell (BS90)

Wendy Fentermacher Robin (BS70)*

John W. and Gwendolyn D. Rogers (PhD80)

Mr. and Mrs. Roger Roux

Robert M. Saltzmann and Michelle S. Spak (BS02, JD05)

Keith and Sharon Savel

Judith Schweickert (BS61)

Gordon C. and Anne Nelson Scott

David M. and Charlotte Swanson Shade (BS65)

Shade Family Foundation

David and Patricia Walton Silver (BS68)

Jane Kirby Smith (MA/MS62)*

Barbara Morehouse Spoerl (BS62)

Steven and Carol Sterneck

Eugene and Hollis Sunshine

Lawrence and Kathleen Svabek

Martha Smith Symonds (MS57)*

Kenneth R. Talle

Payson S. Wild, Jr. (MA71) and Linda Wild*

Kathryn A. Willett (MS91)

Jeremy (WCAS55, MA/MS61, PhD71) and Mary Alt Wilson (MS59)