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Chief Advancement and Strategic Planning Officer

Carrie Collins, JD, PhD, is the Chief Advancement and Strategic Planning Officer at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM). Carrie oversees an advancement team that has recorded record growth in total commitments and closed the largest amount in the College's history—four years in a row. She is the primary architect of the PCOM 2025 strategic plan and leads strategy and plan execution for the institution.

Previously, Carrie was vice president of institutional advancement at University of the Sciences (now St. Joseph's University), and she held multiple roles at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Carrie began her career as a transactional attorney with a practice focused on start-up companies and corporate governance.

Collins received her bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a master's degree from Duquesne University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. Collins also received her PhD in Leadership from University of the Cumberlands.

  • Chief, a private network focused on connecting and supporting women leaders, member
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Law Board of Visitors, member, 2016-present
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) - appointed to CASE Commission on Philanthropy, 2015-2018; District II Chief Advancement Officers Forum Executive Committee, member
  • Union League of Philadelphia, member
  • Journal of Education Advancement and Marketing, Editorial Board member