The Department of English Gift Fund is used to support departmental needs not covered by its regular budget.

Gifts of any amount are welcome. Make your gift through this secure Give to Oberlin website (select "English Department" from the dropdown menu).

We are deeply grateful to the following alumni and friends who have made generous donations to the fund since June 2014:

  • Dr. and Mrs. Samuel Abramovitz (in honor of Linda Barrington and Alan Dye)
  • Sam Bernhard ’16
  • Aaron Botwick ’11
  • Andrew Burke ’94
  • Roxanne Davis
  • Douglas Diesenhaus ’02 (in honor of Professor David Walker)
  • Mark Elder ’78 and Kirsten Speidel ’86 (in memory of Professor Thomas Linehan)
  • Erin Farrell ’04 and Brody Wilson ’03
  • Christopher Flint '80
  • Gracie Freeman Lifschutz ’17
  • Avilah Getzler ’92
  • Professors Phyllis Gorfain and Bruce Richards ’61
  • Patricia Herring ’58
  • David Kaplovitz ’17
  • Gilda Keith ’82
  • Elizabeth Lee ’81 (in memory of Geoffrey Forman)
  • Mark MacAllister ’82
  • Dr. Leo Obrst
  • Tong Sun Ryu ’16
  • Dr. and Mrs. Larry Sams (in honor of Amelia Sams Whittington ’05)
  • Alexandra Sharabianlou ’13
  • Alex Shephard ’09
  • Laurene Sorensen '80
  • Samantha Spaccasi ’17
  • Keith Spencer ’09 (in memory of Matt O'Connell '09)
  • Kathleen Spivack ’59
  • Leigh Ann Totty ’99
  • Nancy Wagman '78 (in memory of Professor Phyllis Jones)
  • Helen Walker ’71
  • Charles Yarnoff ’72