Faculty and Staff
Amy S. Jacobson
Director, Gift Planning
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Fasano House
Department: University Relations Office  
Phone: 607.871.2144  
Personal Webpage: http://plannedgiving.alfred.edu  
Amy S. Jacobson
B.A.: Political Science
Wellesley College

New York University

Amy has been a member of the Alfred University community since 1997. As Director of Gift Planning, she says "it’s a privilege to meet with people who share my passion about AU, and who share with me wonderful memories of their AU experience." "I enjoy using my expertise to help donors bring their vision to fruition. It’s about working together, in support of AU’s mission."

Amy previously served as director of AU’s Women's Leadership Center (WLC). She has taught courses in various fields at the University. Prior to her appointment as director of the WLC in 2005, Jacobson was a practicing lawyer for 10 years, most recently as a supervising attorney for Southern Tier Legal Services.

Amy received a bachelor of arts degree in political science, cum laude, from Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. She subsequently earned a juris doctorate from the New York University School of Law and is a member of the New York, Pennsylvania, and federal bars.

Amy, husband Dr. Allen Grove, professor of English at AU, and their children Nathan and Abby, reside in Alfred where she has been active on the Board of Directors of the Alfred Montessori School, the Village of Alfred Housing Task Force, and the Village of Alfred Zoning Board of Appeals. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Legal Assistance of Western New York.