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Dyer Ridley

Senior Director of Development

With over 18 years of experience in development, Dyer joined the Franklin College's Office of Development in January of 2021 after working as the Associate Dean of Institutional Advancement and Alumni Affairs at Cardozo School of Law. At Cardozo he managed their alumni relations and lead the law school’s fundraising and stewardship efforts. Prior to Cardoza, Dyer served as Director of Development for the Arts and Sciences at Columbia University. Before Columbia, Dyer served as the Director of Parent and Family Giving at the College of William & Mary. His first position as a fundraiser in higher education was with Georgia College and State University. Dyer received his B.A., cum laude, from Vanderbilt University where he studied political science and history


B.A. Political Science, History, Vanderbilt University

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