Morning Fill Up with Dr. Dwight Burlingame

Professor and glenn family chair, Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Held april 12, 2018 at 7am at The Garage

Dr. Dwight Burlingame is one of America’s leading thinkers and practitioners in the field of philanthropy.

He will sit down with Matt Ehlman of The Numad Group for Morning Fill Up on Thursday, April 12 at 7am at The Garage. They will discuss the practical applications of fundraising and the role of the nonprofit sector in society.

Dwight is a professor and the Glenn Family Chair at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, which is recognized globally as the world’s first school dedicated solely to the study and teaching of philanthropy.

He has authored or co-authored 10 books, more than 55 articles, and written more than 100 book reviews. He served as the editor of Philanthropy in America: A Comprehensive Historical Encyclopedia, published in 2004. For six years, he edited the journal for the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA). In 2013, he received the Henry A. Rosso Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Ethical Fundraising by the Lilly School.

Dwight began his post-secondary education at Moorhead State University and then completed a master of science program at University of Illinois. After being drafted during the Vietnam War and spending two years in the military, he worked as a faculty member for St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. He earned a doctor of philosophy degree in library studies from Florida State University.

He first entered the field of philanthropy while raising funds for Bowling Green State University’s library, later serving as president of the Bowling Green State University Foundation. He was then recruited to help with the newly formed Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy where he developed bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs for the school.