YANA Evening Tea with Amir Pasic ’85
Eugene R. Tempel Dean & Professor of Philanthropic Studies
Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Amir Pasic ‘85, the Eugene R. Tempel Dean and Professor of Philanthropic Studies at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. We will explore the history and role of philanthropy in the United States, as well as current trends and issues. Audience members are encouraged to bring and submit questions.



Amir Pasic is the Eugene R. Tempel Dean of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the world’s first school devoted to research and teaching about philanthropy.
Prior to joining the school, Pasic was vice president of international operations at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), a global professional association serving educational institutions and their advancement professionals.
Previously, Pasic was associate dean for development and strategic planning at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) as well as executive director of its Foreign Policy Institute, where he continues to serve as a fellow.
Pasic served as deputy director of the world security project at the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and was deputy vice president for advancement at The George Washington University. A former librarian at the Library of Congress, he began his career with faculty appointments at Brown University’s Watson Institute.
Pasic earned his doctorate in political science at the University of Pennsylvania. He holds a master’s degree in international relations from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Yale University.

Giving USA
11 Trends in Philanthropy for 2021 (Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy)
Nonprofit Trends Report (National Center on Nonprofit Enterprise // Salesforce)
The 2020 Global Philanthropy Tracker (Global Philanthropy Indices):
History of Philanthropy (Urban Institute)
The Fund Raising School (IUPUI): Professional Development & Course Offerings
Tools & Resources for Nonprofits (National Council of Nonprofits)
John List (UChicago):