Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Dominican University of California is an academic program founded in 2004 and supported by a generous endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation, the resources of the University, tuition, and member donations. The program offers four-, six- and eight-week courses, as well as workshops, clubs, and events. Challenging, non-credit liberal arts courses for adults over 50 are taught by experienced professors in the discipline.

Give to OLLI

We know your gift is an honor bestowed upon Dominican University of California. It is our privilege to accept your gift and our obligation to ensure its proper stewardship. Thank you for your investment in us.

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Our Partners

Thank You to Our Partners: School of Health and Natural Sciences, School of Liberal Arts and Education, Dance Palace, Unity in Marin, Villa Marin

OLLI Advisory Council 

We appreciate the important service of the council and of council members. 

  • Lorraine Barry
  • Joan Bekins
  • Joanne Bjork
  • Michael Bremer
  • Howard Brownstein
  • Lucinda Callaway
  • Beverly Cantello
  • Barb Denson
  • Karl Goldberg
  • Leslie Goldgehn
  • Mitchell Grunat
  • Lynn Holton
  • Henri Lese
  • David Lilien
  • Julie Monson
  • Haggai Niv
  • Wendie O'Dwyer
  • Maria-Teresa Poblete
  • Bob Rigler
  • Lee Riney
  • Carma Rose
  • Carol Rothman
  • Kathleen Sheehan
  • Bob Shores
  • Don Smith
  • Cherie Sorokin
  • Therese Stawowy

Founded in 2004, OLLI is supported by a generous endowment from the Bernard Osher Foundation as well as memberships and donations.


Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Leadership

Kathie Henderson headshot

Kathie Henderson, PhD

Director of OLLI

Contact Information

 If you need help, call, email, or visit us in the charming Anne Hathaway Cottage at Dominican’s San Rafael campus.