2022 Graduates of Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Prepared to Lead in Wide Range of Nonprofits, Foundations Across the U.S.
The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI celebrated its 10th class of graduates since becoming a school a decade ago, with students receiving their credentials during IUPUI commencement ceremonies May 14 at Michael A. Carroll Stadium on the IUPUI campus in Indianapolis.
Graduating students earned Ph.D., Master of Arts, and Bachelor of Arts degrees and graduate certificates in Philanthropic Studies from the world’s first school dedicated to research and teaching about philanthropy.
“Our graduates are prepared to be the next generation of leaders in philanthropy across a diverse array of types and sized of nonprofit and private organizations,” said Amir Pasic, Ph.D., the Eugene R. Tempel Dean of the school. “The future of philanthropy will be strengthened by these thoughtful, innovative professionals and scholars who are already making significant contributions to improving the world.”
The Lilly Family School of Philanthropy held a school recognition in Indianapolis following IUPUI’s commencement, with alumni Robert T. Grimm, Jr., and George Suttles as keynote speakers. Grimm is the Levenson Family Chair in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at the University of Maryland School of Public Policy and founder and director of the university’s Do Good Institute and Maryland’s Do Good Campus. Suttles is executive director of Commonfund Institute, the education and research arm of Commonfund designed to partner with and support nonprofit institutional investors.