Greg Cascione named new CBA development officer
Greg Cascione joins the University of Detroit Mercy as CBA’s new development officer with almost 25 years of experience in philanthropy. He was most recently vice president of Institutional Advancement at University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy, where parents’ giving increased by 94 percent and overall giving increased by 20 percent during his tenure. Previously, as the vice president for University Advancement at Minnesota State University, he led the effort to reach and surpass a campaign goal of $35 million. He was director of Reunion Giving, then Major Gifts officer, and then senior development officer at the University of Michigan Law School. He has also been director of the Annual Fund at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, special assistant to the Dean for Development at Harvard Law School, director of Development and Alumni Affairs at The Loyola School, and associate director in the Development Office at Fordham University.
Cascione earned his Ph.D from the University of Michigan; his dissertation, “Religion, Motivation and Philanthropy to Higher Education,” was selected for publication by a national press. He also holds a MBA from the University of Edinbugh and a Master’s in Theological Studies from Harvard University. He received his BA in philosophy from Fordham University.