Julie A. Hatcher is Executive Director of the Center for Service and Learning and Associate Professor of Philanthropic Studies at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She was the inaugural Director of Undergraduate Programs in the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the first undergraduate degree program of its kind in the nation. Her research and scholarship focuses on civic learning outcomes in higher education, philanthropic motivations of professionals, the philosophy of John Dewey, and the public role of higher education in civil society. She serves on the National Advisory Board for the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement and a member of the Association of American Colleges and Universities rubric development team for Civic Engagement. Julie routinely consults with faculty and academic leaders on designing philanthropic studies curriculum and integrating service into academic study, and collaborates on local and international projects to advance the public purposes of higher education.