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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 served as the initial Director of Undergraduate Programs in the School of Philanthropy, the first 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 role of higher education in civil society. She has published significantly throughout her career. She received the International Association for Research on Service Learning and Community Engagement Dissertation Award for her dissertation, "The Public Role of Professionals: Developing and Evaluating the Civic-minded Professional Scale." She collaborates on national projects such as the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement and 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 she enjoys collaborating on local and international projects to advance the public purposes of higher education.