Major Gifts Officer, Alumni Affairs and Development
Jennifer joined the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) in 2022 as a major gift officer. In this role she is honored to connect with alumni, parents and friends to explore the ways their support can help CALS to take advantage of emerging opportunities for students and faculty, as well as make progress on realizing the top academic priorities of the College.
Jen’s experience working at Cornell University Alumni Affairs and Development began in 2010 when she served as a reunion campaign officer, and then subsequently in multiple fundraising roles in the College of Human Ecology. Before joining Cornell, Jen spent more than a decade working predominantly in Corporate and Foundation Relations at various non-profits such as the Texas State Aquarium, Driscoll Children’s Hospital, and The Mariners’ Museum.
Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with majors in both chemistry and government, from Saint Lawrence University, and a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Hawaii, Manoa. She and her family live outside of Hammondsport, New York. In her free time Jen enjoys walking with their energetic rescue dog, hiking, cooking and reading.
215 Garden Avenue
Roberts Hall 277
Ithaca, NY 14853
jennifer.rouin [at] cornell.edu