Andrew Uriarte is the Associate Dean for External Affairs at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Uriarte oversees the Tisch School’s external affairs, development and alumni relations office and has been responsible for institutional advancement efforts across the school since 2006. He is charged with developing and finding the necessary resources to maintain the school’s position as one of the world’s premier arts training institutions, building and strengthening relationships with cultural, business, and arts leaders, and leading stewardship efforts of the school’s dynamic community of over 35,000 alumni. Uriarte has been recognized by the University for his leadership in leading the Tisch School to record-breaking fundraising years.
Uriarte has been at NYU for over 21 years in various executive positions, including head of admissions for the College of Arts and Science (CAS) and as the director of recruitment and student affairs for Tisch, where he improved relationships with community-based organizations, arts schools, and not-for-profits working with young artists across the United States to increase, strengthen, and diversify the freshmen application pool. Uriarte is a proud graduate of CAS where he has since served as an alumni mentor. He sits on the boards of NewFest, NYC's LGBTQ film and media arts organization, and Spaceworks, which co-creates work spaces to help keep artists in New York City.
New York University
Bachelor of Arts
New York, New York