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Albert R. Checcio

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Senior Vice President, University Advancement

University Advancement

Albert R. Checcio was appointed senior vice president for university advancement effective August 23, 2010. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing the university’s overall advancement and alumni relations efforts on both the University Park and Health Sciences campuses, and for building partnerships with all of USC’s philanthropic and volunteer communities, including prominent individual supporters, charitable foundations, corporate donors, alumni and friends.

Since his arrival at USC, Checcio has played an instrumental role in designing and implementing the $6 billion Campaign for the University of Southern California, the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the university’s history and one of the largest ever in higher education.

He reports directly to the president and works closely with the provost and the deans in developing resources to fulfill the university’s potential and support its continued academic ascent. He also staffs the Development Committee and the Alumni Affairs Committee of the USC Board of Trustees.

Checcio is a nationally recognized development leader with 40 years’ experience building comprehensive fundraising programs and executing successful campaigns at a range of institutions in higher education and health care, including Fordham University, American University in Washington, D.C., Temple University, the University of Pittsburgh, Drexel University and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

He is a graduate of Drexel University.

Senior Staff

Patrick Auerbach
Associate Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations

Doug Byers
Associate Senior Vice President for Development Operations

David M. Carrera
Vice President for Health Sciences Development

Tracey L. Vranich
Vice President for Advancement Services

Last Updated: 8/5/14