Alice Del Vecchio is chairperson of the Department of Nonprofit Management, Empowerment and Diversity Studies at Slippery Rock University. For 35 years, under her leadership, SRU has supported undergraduate course work in nonprofit management for over 25 years. Currently, SRU offers Pennsylvania’s only undergraduate program in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Management and affords its students the opportunity to earn the Certified Nonprofit Professional credential, a nationally recognized program through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.
Since 2017, Del Vecchio has directed the Institute for Nonprofit Leadership which builds the capacity of the nonprofit sector by providing individuals and organizations the education, research, services and networks necessary to understand, strengthen and advance the work of the nonprofit sector. Recently, she was appointed director of Butler SUCCEED, SRU’s Butler-based center for community, engagement, empowerment, and community development.
Her research and consulting interests include capacity building for the nonprofit sector, fundraising, service-learning, civic engagement, community development, youth development, and organizational change.
Del Vecchio holds a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Illinois-Springfield and extensive course work at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh.