Amir Pasic, an executive with the global academic association CASE, was named Monday to lead Indiana University's Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, Indianapolis Business Journal reports. Pending approval by the university's board of trustees, he will take office on January 20, replacing Gene Tempel, founding dean of the world's first school offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in philanthropy.
Mr. Pasic, 51, has served since December 2011 as vice president for international operations at Washington, D.C.-based CASE, the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. Before that, he was an associate dean of the Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University. His Indiana position will be funded through the newly created, donor-endowed Eugene R. Tempel Deanship.
Read a Chronicle of Philanthropy article on the formation of Indiana’s school of philanthropy.