Trollinger Receives IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Distinguished Alumni Award

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Richard Trollinger, EPE alum who earned his PhD in Studies in Higher Education, has been named the second annual recipient of the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy Distinguished Alumni Award. Richard is Vice President for College Relations at Centre College. He is also a member of the EPE faculty and serves on doctoral dissertations. Along with EPE Professor John Thelin, Trollinger co-authored Philanthropy and American Higher Education (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015). Additionally, he and Thelin are co-recipients of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education’s (CASE’s) John Grenzebach Award for Outstanding Research in Philanthropy for Educational Advancement. They received the 2013 Grenzebach Award in the category of Outstanding Published Scholarship based on “Forever is a Long Time,” their article on perpetual university endowments. Many congratulations to Dr. Trollinger!