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 Sarah  Abubaker
Sarah Abubaker
Director of Advancement Operations

Sarah joined the advancement systems team as director of advancement operations in November 2013 after working in annual giving at the university for three years as an associate director. Sarah holds a bachelor of arts in Political Science from James Madison University, and a Master of Public Administration in Non-Profit Management from Virginia Commonwealth University. Prior to her arrival at Richmond, Sarah worked for the CenterStage Foundation as an assistant director for their annual fund and for various campaigns and for the Governor of Virginia.

  • Implements advancement systems functionality in support of divisional and institutional activities
  • Prepares analytical reports from advancement data
  • Ensures advancement's compliance with IRS, FASB, PCI, and FERPA rules and regulations and CASE standards
  • Serves as advancement's primary functional liaison with information services and with other administrative systems users across campus
  • Creates standard and ad hoc reports from advancement data
B.A., James Madison University 2007
Political Science
M.A., Virginia Commonwealth University 2013
Public Administration - Non Profit Management
Contact Information
(804) 287-6583