Vice President of Institutional AdvancementMario DellaPina was appointed Vice President of Institutional Advancement in July 2008.
He was previously director of development/chief development officer at Queens College, CUNY and executive director of the Queens College Foundation. A graduate of the University of Miami, Mr. DellaPina attended the John Marshall Law School in Chicago and is certified in fund raising by the National Society of Fund Raising Executives, Philanthropic Tax Institute. He also is a member of the National Association of Governing Boards for Colleges and Universities.
During the past thirty years, Mr. DellaPina has raised over $500 million for various educational institutions, religious organizations, and community organizations, including $150 million for Queens College. During his time at Queens College, annual contributions grew from $300,000 to $18 million.
Mr. DellaPina is responsible for Lehman College's fundraising and development efforts, which include Lehman's $40 million capital campaign. He also oversees the Alumni Affairs Office, the Media Relations Office, the Performing Arts Center, the Lehman College Art Gallery, and the Lehman College Foundation.
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Last modified: Oct 13, 2011