Mary Margaret Barden, J.D.

Mary Margaret Barden, J.D.
Director of Philanthropy, College of Education and HIGH Program Irvin D. Reid Honors College

Undergraduate Library #2529

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:30 pm,   January - December

313-577-1664

Education

B.S., Indiana University, Bloomington IN

J.D., University of Detroit Mercy, Detroit MI

Responsibilities

Direct all fundraising efforts for the College of Education and the Irvin D. Reid Honors College, including: assistanting donors in establishing annual and endowed scholarship funds to support students/faculty/administration of both units.  Meeting with interested parties to explore their interests in support and match their passion with the needs of the College of Education and the Irvin D. Reid Honors College.

Community Engagement Activities

 Since 2003, active in the Greater Detroit Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP); serving on the Board of Directors from 2009 - 2015 and as President 2012-2013.  Current service on AFP's National Philanthropy Day Award Selection Committee, Mentorship AFP Mentor and AFP's Committee on Directorship.