Office of the President
Portrait of Carlo Colella

Carlo Colella

Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer


As chief administrative officer, Carlo Colella and his team of nearly 1,400 are responsible for the university’s administrative operations, the 1,352-acre campus and more than 14 million square feet of facilities. His scope includes public safety, human resources, procurement, the campus’s built environment (planning, construction, project management, housekeeping and maintenance), transportation, real estate and engagement with surrounding communities. He joined the university in 1988 and was appointed vice president in 2013. Colella earned a B.S. in civil engineering from the University of Maryland and an M.S. from the University of California, Berkeley.

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