Senior Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations, University of Pennsylvania
John H. Zeller came to Philadelphia in January 2005 to oversee the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at the University of Pennsylvania and to provide strategic direction in this area to Penn’s twelve Schools and six Centers.
As Senior Vice President, DAR, John is currently leading The Power of Penn Campaign. This $4.1 billion comprehensive fundraising and engagement initiative will touch all corners of the University and beyond. With an emphasis on student financial aid and faculty support, revolutionary breakthroughs in health care and sustainability, and several significant capital projects, Penn is poised to build upon the philanthropic vitality that John oversees on a daily basis.
Prior to joining the University of Pennsylvania, John served as Associate Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations at Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine; Associate Vice President for Development at the University of Rochester; and Vice President for Development at Ithaca College.