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Timothy M. Young, M.A.'06

Assistant Director of Development and Alumni Relations


Development and Alumni Relations


As Assistant Director of Development & Alumni Relations, Tim is responsible for alumni relations and prospect management functions including identifying new prospective donors and stewarding alumni, parents, and friends of the School of Public Policy.  He shepherds current students through their class gift efforts in support of the Sanford Annual Fund, manages the school’s reunion events, and works closely with the Associate Dean and Directors to match donor interests with the School’s needs as part of a coordinated effort to implement the school’s fundraising initiatives.

A native North Carolinian, Tim is also a Duke alumnus, having earned an M.A. in Liberal Studies with a Health Policy certificate from Sanford in 2006.  He earned a B.A. in History and Government from Campbell University, where he is a member of the College of Arts & Sciences Advisory Board. He formerly served on Campbell’s Alumni Board of Directors and was a member of its Advancement Committee. Tim holds an M.A. in International Studies and Political Science from NC State University, where he volunteers with the Alumni Association Mentoring Program. Prior to joining Sanford, Tim worked in prospect research and constituency development at Peace College and Duke's central development office.

Tim serves as a disciplinary advisor with Duke’s Office of Student Conduct and an academic pre-major advisor with Duke's undergraduate Academic Advising Center, and he is an active member of the N.C. Triangle Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He is an avid runner, participating and half and full marathons throughout the year.