Carol Satchwell is responsible for the development of the strategic plan for the Newhouse School’s office of development and alumni engagement and coordinates the school’s fundraising efforts.
Before joining Newhouse, Satchwell served as vice president for institutional advancement at Cazenovia College, where she was responsible for management of the advancement division, including development/fundraising/grants and alumni/parent relations and, for a seven-year period, also had oversight of communications and marketing. During her tenure, the college secured the largest gifts in its history. In addition, a culture of philanthropy was created that helped to increase unrestricted giving and scholarship support and grow the giving participation rates of alumni and friends.
Satchwell was previously employed at WCNY-TV and CLASSIC FM, the Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York (CNY), for nine years. She held the positions of director of major gifts and educational director. Before relocating to the CNY region, Satchwell worked in public affairs, television production and advertising in New York City.
Satchwell holds a B.A. in communications from Fordham University and an M.S. in communications management from the Newhouse School. She is the author of “At the Fundraising Core: Strategic Public Relations in Fundraising Practice” (2010) published by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). She earned a certificate in public relations from New York University and completed a summer fellowship in institutional advancement leadership at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development. She is a former member of the Leadership Council and chair of the Grants Committee for the Women’s Fund of the CNY Community Foundation; has served as president of the CNY Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP); was honored as a “40 Under 40” recipient in Syracuse; served as a board member for the Consortium for Children’s Services; is a member of Alpha Chi National College Honor Scholarship Society; is a graduate of the Leadership Greater Syracuse Class of 1998; and is a current member of CASE and AFP.