Steve Scott joined the UNC Hussman Schhool of Journalism and Media as director of development in fall 2018.  He has over 12 years of major gifts fundraising experience, which includes stints at the UNC Arts and Sciences Foundation and  UNC Health Foundation. He also spent time raising funds for cancer research at The V Foundation in Cary, North Carolina.

Prior to his career in higher education fundraising, Scott had a 20-year sales and marketing career with Nike.

A 1979 graduate of UNC, he played four years of varsity soccer in college followed by a short but exciting two years playing as a pro.


  • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill