March 3—New developments in the regulation and self-regulation of community foundations: The National Standards for U.S. Community Foundations and regulatory and self-regulatory contexts in comparative perspective.
This workshop was chaired by Mark Sidel, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Visiting Chair in Community Foundations.
- Dawn Brown, Executive Director, Community Foundation of Grant County (IN)
- Eileen Ellsworth, Executive Director, Community Foundation of Northern Virginia
- Lara Kalwinski, Director, Community Foundations National Standards Board, Council on Foundations, Washington DC
March 9—Pamela Clark, director of student services and admissions, was a judge for the Students In Action competition, and the school awarded Decatur Central High School a $500 award to continue their community service. The school can also give $1000 scholarships to up to 10 of their members. This event took place at the Indianapolis Colts' Training Facility and aired on WRTV Channel 6.
March 29—Pat McAfee, Indianapolis Colts punter and local philanthropist was a guest to the new Celebrity Philanthropy course taught by Gene Tempel, Genevieve Shaker, and Sarah Nathan.
March 31-April 1—Emerging Research on Community Foundations and Philanthropy in the U.S. and Beyond: A Workshop at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
The workshop included four panels made up of Lilly Family School of Philanthropy faculty and staff as well as visitors. It was convened by Mark Sidel, who is currently serving in the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation Visiting Chair on Community Foundations at the school.
Panelists included Professor Catherine Herrold whose presentation was titled “Community Foundations as Political Reformers: Leading Local Democracy Building Efforts Amidst Political Turbulence.”
A group of senior fundraising executives and consultants, called the 2030 Group, are developing an action plan to make young people more aware that there are rewarding careers in fundraising. Following a visit from a colleague of ours, Rod Kirsch, senior vice president for development and alumni relations at Penn State University, who is a member of the group, Gene Tempel will be meeting with the group on April 6 and 7 to discuss how programs like ours can be part of their plans.
Faculty Activities, Awards, and Publications
March 12-13—Dwight Burlingame, professor of Philanthropic Studies and Glenn Family Chair in Philanthropy, participated in the Strategic Planning Retreat for CFRE, International in Washington, DC as an expert consultant.
March 16—Gene Tempel was invited to talk to the Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Head Coaches and IUPUI Athletic Department Administrators about philanthropy.
March 17—Gene Tempel presented “Civic Engagement for Expatriates: Introduction to the Nonprofit Sector” at the International Center-Indianapolis, IN.
March 20—Gene Tempel and Sarah Nathan presented at Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International Fundraising Conference. Their presentation was titled "Fundraisers: Their Careers, Stories, Concerns, and Accomplishments II."
March 26—Kathi Badertscher presented at the Hoosier Women at Work Conference.
March 31-Women’s History Month Leadership Reception
Exemplary women faculty, staff and students were honored at the Women’s History Month Leadership Reception.
STUDENT WINNERS: Taylor Dooley, Bachelor of Arts in Philanthropic Studies
Tyrone Freeman, assistant professor of Philanthropic Studies (PHST) and director of undergraduate programs, delivered a well-received presentation to Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Program Review and Assessment Committee (PRAC) about the PHST capstone course and degree program. PRAC is the campus-wide group that oversees assessment of all of IUPUI’s degree programs and is comprised of representatives from all schools and several administrative units.
Una Osili, director of research, and Ellie (Heng Qu), Ph.D. student, had a paper accepted for publication in Nonprofit and Voluntary Action Quarterly.
Patrick Rooney, associate dean for research and academic affairs:
- February 29–March 2—Wrote self-study and hosted 5-year review external reviewers
- March 3—Mark Sidel workshop
- March 8–10—Hosted Dr. Charley Havey, New Castle University, UK
- March 28–30—Promotion and tenure committee meetings (evaluate faculty)
- March 31–April 1—Mark Sidel workshop
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