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Lori Ann Summers

Lori Ann Summers

Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Office: Holland Hall - Second Floor

Office Phone: 803.321.5617



M.Ed. in Higher Education Business Administration, University of South Carolina, 2014

B.A. in Political Science, University of South Carolina, 1988


Lori Ann assumed the role of Vice President for Institutional Advancement in November 2019.


The Union native is an established and versatile fundraiser with over two decades' experience in higher education, having most recently led advancement efforts at the University of South Carolina's six health science schools and colleges.


Before that, she was Senior Director of Development for the university's College of Engineering and Computing. Over her extensive career, she has also served Auburn University, Colorado College, and the University of Minnesota. She has been a member of the American Cancer Society leadership board in Columbia, and of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education.

Lori Ann Summers
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