Lina Dostilio, Ed.D

  • Vice Chancellor, Engagement and Community Affairs

Dr. Lina Dostilio sets and advances the University of Pittsburgh's community engagement agenda and catalyzes community-facing efforts across the university including place-based engagement efforts, engaged scholarship, strategic partnership development, and community affairs. She is also a faculty member within the Department of Foundations, Organizations, and Policy in the School of Education. Her research explores the Community Engagement Professional in higher education and hyperlocal, place-based engagement. Lina currently serves on the council of experts for the NSF-funded Center for Advancing Research Impact, is the co-chair of the Chancellor’s Anchor Initiative Taskforce, is a board member for the Program to Aid Citizen Enterprise and an advisory board member for The Forbes Funds. Lina was previously a research fellow with the Coalition for Urban and Metropolitan Universities, a visiting scholar with Campus Compact, and board chair of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement.