Eddie Pulliam

Eddie Pulliam

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

ROMBA 2017: Boston!

Last Saturday, I joined members of the Booth student group OUTreach for the 20th Anniversary of the Reaching Out MBA Conference (ROMBA) in Boston. The conference’s goal is to provide LGBTQ business school students with a resource to make connections with other LGBTQ students and business professionals. Read More »

Honoring the Legacy of Dr. and Mrs. Fogel

he 33rd Annual Fogel Dinner honors the late Dr. and Mrs. Robert Fogel for their contributions and support towards a strong and diverse community at Booth. Dr. Fogel was a Nobel Prize winning professor in economics and Mrs. Enid Fogel was Chicago Booth’s first African-American Associate Dean of Students. Read More »

The 31st Annual Fogel DInner

October has swept in and things are moving right along here at the Harper Center. Our first deadline has just passed, the first-year students will soon begin recruiting for summer internships, and mid-terms are just around the corner. Read More »

Summer Experiences with Riordan and MLT

August is coming to a close and that is a sure sign that summer is over. My colleagues and I here in admissions were able to settle back a bit and enjoy the warm weather and sunshine, but summer is actually a very busy time in the world of BSchool admissions as we travel the globe and prepare for all that fall will bring. My recruiting schedule this summer brought the opportunity for me to travel throughout Asia and meet amazing prospective students, but also have some fun and take in some of the breath taking sights while I was there. Read More »

Dinner with the Fogels!

Thirty years. That’s how long Professor Robert W. Fogel, the Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Professor of American Institutions, and his late wife, Enid M. Fogel, Chicago Booth associate dean of students from 1981 – 1988, has shown support for our minority students as mentors and role models. Dr. and Mrs. Fogel began a tradition to recognize and bring together all minority students at Chicago Booth by hosting a dinner in the autumn quarter each year. Read More »

Two Great Diversity Conferences

One of the great parts of my job is the opportunity to go on the road and meet strong candidates for our full time MBA program. Read More »