Eddie Sartin

Vice Dean for External Affairs

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Vice Dean Sartin leads the senior management team of USC Dornsife’s Office of Advancement, overseeing all directors of development and major gifts; corporate foundation and federal relations; and alumni and constituent relations. He is responsible for expanding the individual major gift prospect pool and proactively soliciting transformative gifts to the college. Sartin plays a crucial role in university advancement, working closely with senior vice president Al Checcio and his executive team on USC’s overall campaign.

Prior to managing a $400 million campaign for the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Sartin served as the school’s chief development officer. Sartin also served as associate dean for alumni affairs and development for Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management. There, he grew gift revenue from $7.1 million in 2010 to $13 million in 2011. Before that, Sartin was the executive director of development for the University of North Carolina’s Kenan-Flagler School of Business for six years.

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