University of Pennsylvania

A Message from the SVP


The Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) is committed to advancing the academic mission of one of the world’s most innovative universities through high-performing fundraising and engagement activities. With the public launch of The Power of Penn Campaign, we will strengthen Penn’s commitment to inclusion, innovation, and impact and further the University’s engagement in our community and around the world.

DAR staff members come from a diverse range of professional backgrounds and have the opportunity to develop new skills and talents in our collaborative, collegial environment. As one of the premier development and alumni relations organizations in the world, we take great pride in our record of achievement and commitment to integrity and professionalism. I welcome you to take a look at the opportunities we offer at DAR and learn more about how you can become part of Penn’s ongoing work to advance knowledge for good.


- John H. Zeller, Senior Vice President, Development and Alumni Relations