Eddie joined the Admissions Office in 1987 and held several positions before becoming Senior Associate Director. Along with recruiting, reading applications and interviewing candidates for Chicago Booth, his primary responsibility is spearheading recruitment initiatives for underrepresented minorities including African American, Hispanic American, Native American, military and the LGBTQ communities. He also works on marketing initiatives. Eddie has served as a co-chair for the annual Graduate Management Admission Counsel (GMAC) conference and is Chicago Booth's representative for the Ten School Diversity Alliance (TSDA).
Prior to the Admissions Office, he worked for the University of Chicago Hospitals, Development and Comptroller Offices. Eddie received his bachelor's degree from Chicago State University in 1979.
An avid trivia and movie buff (appearing as an extra in several major movie productions), he volunteers for the Blind Services Association and enjoys running. Eddie has lived on the south side of the city in the Chatham neighborhood all of his life and enjoys all of the hidden treasures that visitors to Chicago rarely see.
Blog postings by Eddie Pulliam