Executive Director of Communications
UCLA School of Law
LOS ANGELES, CA, October 29, 2012 – Lindsey A. Williams, an experienced development professional, has been appointed associate dean of external affairs at UCLA School of Law. Williams joins the law school in December from the University of Miami, where she served as the executive director for principal gifts and school based programs. She will lead the law school’s development, communications, events and alumni relations efforts.
“We are delighted to welcome Lindsey Williams to UCLA School of Law,” Dean Rachel F. Moran said. “Lindsey brings 12 years of higher education fundraising experience, and a distinguished track record of growth and success, to her new position. She will play a critical role in leading development initiatives to advance the law school’s ongoing commitment to access, excellence, innovation and service.”
Prior to joining UCLA Law, Williams held a number of development positions at the University of Miami, where she worked for more than eight years. While at the University of Miami, she directed and executed comprehensive and strategic fundraising plans, led major gift, annual fund and campaign strategies and managed a team of development officers, among other responsibilities. She previously served as major gifts director at Seton Hall University and as associate director of annual giving at Northwestern University.
Williams began her career working on fundraising initiatives and campaign strategy for the Republican Senate Campaign Committee. She holds a B.A. in International Studies from The Ohio State University.
About UCLA School of Law
Founded in 1949, UCLA School of Law is the youngest major law school in the nation and has established a tradition of innovation in its approach to teaching, research and scholarship. With approximately 100 faculty and 1,100 students, the school pioneered clinical teaching, is a leader in interdisciplinary research and training, and is at the forefront of efforts to link research to its effects on society and the legal profession. For more information on UCLA School of Law, please visit www.law.ucla.edu.