Gregory L. Cascione, PhD.
Gregory L. Cascione is the special assistant to the president for philanthropy and alumni engagement at Lawrence Technological University.
Cascione oversees fundraising across the university, including alumni and donor relations, corporate and foundations relations, major and principal gifts, advancement services, stewardship, and annual giving. He reports directly to LTU President Tarek Soph.
Cascione has more than 30 years of professional experience in advancing philanthropy in higher education and the non-profit sector. He has served at a wide range of institutions, including Fordham University, Harvard Law School, and the University of Michigan, and as vice president for university advancement at the University of Detroit Mercy. In recent years, he has worked as an interim executive and consultant, assisting institutions with a special focus on fundraising and advancement.
Cascione earned a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from Fordham University, a Master of Theological Studies in ethics from Harvard University, an MBA from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, and a PhD in higher education from the University of Michigan. He has given numerous presentations on philanthropy and higher education, and is the author of the 2003 book, “Philanthropists in Higher Education: Institutional, Biographical, and Religious Motivations for Giving.