Perspectives on Philanthropy Discussion Series with John Mutz

Host Organization: Lilly Family School of Philanthropy


Join us for a discussion with John Mutz, a leading public figure in Indiana (and former president of Lilly Endowment), who recently published a memoir titled An Examined Life: The John Mutz Story. In addition to his book, we will discuss the community philanthropy movement, the role of philanthropy in journalism, and whatever else you would like to bring the conversation.

About John Mutz
John M. Mutz has served Indiana for more than 50 years in politics, philanthropy, business and education. A Republican, Mr. Mutz has been a state representative and senator and served two terms as lieutenant governor, serving under Governor Robert Orr from 1980-1988. He has also been president of Lilly Endowment Inc., president of PSI Energy and chaired the board of Lumina Foundation for Education.

He was previously chairman of the Indianapolis Charter Schools board. He has served on many civic and corporate boards, and is the author of Fundraising for Dummies, now in its third printing, and An Examined Life: The John Mutz Story. A graduate of Northwestern University, Mutz is the recipient of nine honorary degrees.
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