Christine Sanni joined the Tufts team in 2007 and serves as Executive Director of Advancement Communications and Services. In this role, she directs the development of special events, communications, and stewardship activities to engage Tufts' donors and alumni. Her work also includes oversight of all University Advancement Central Services, including: Advancement Communications, Donor Relations, Special Events, Advancement Information Systems, Advancement Gift and Information Services, Planning and Administration, Advancement IT and Operations, and Prospect Management. Prior to her arrival at Tufts, she served as executive director of advancement communications and marketing at Boston College. Her first job in higher education administration was at the Harvard Graduate School of Education where she began working in media relations and eventually assumed the role of director of communications. Sanni began her career in publishing, working for Houghton Mifflin Co. and Sandra Goroff-Mailly & Associates. She has taught English and composition at Suffolk University and the University of New Hampshire. She has presented to colleagues at the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. Sanni received her B.A. in English from Tufts, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. She holds a master's degree in literature from the University of New Hampshire.