Paige Smith

Assistant Director for Special Programs

Dean’s Office
Paige Becker
Suite 3000
University Hall
301 University Blvd.
Indianapolis, IN


  • Bachelor of Arts, Philanthropic Studies, IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
  • Master of Science, Student Affairs in Higher Education, Colorado State University
  • Certificate in Nonprofit Management, IUPUI SPEA
  • Minor in Sociology, IUPUI School of Liberal Arts


Paige Smith is currently employed as the Assistant Director for Special Programs in the Dean’s office at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy (LFSOP). Paige began her career at LFSOP in 2019 as the Dean’s Executive Assistant where she supported Dean Pasic and facilitated several of the school’s initiatives.

Now as Assistant Director for Special Programs, Paige continues to support Dean Pasic in the Dean’s office in addition to her dedicated work on special programs with the school. A few of these responsibilities include managing the school’s facilities and technology, collaborating with the Board of Visitors, and working on coordinating the school’s strategic planning process.

Prior to her career at IUPUI, Paige worked primarily in the nonprofit sector. Paige holds a bachelor’s in Philanthropic Studies from the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and a master’s in Student Affairs from Colorado State University.