View our 25th Anniversary video. Improving Philanthropy to Improve the World. A look back at the last 25 years at The Center on Philanthropy and the future of the new Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. (1987-2012)
Robert L. Payton 1926-2011 Robert L. Payton was a pioneer in the field of philanthropy, and played a leading role in establishing philanthropy as an academic discipline. Payton was the nation's first full-time professor of Philanthropic Studies and the first full-time executive director of the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University.
A special tribute event recognizing Robert Payton was held Saturday, October 1, 2011 at University Library.