Emily Kruse

Emily Kruse
Emily Kruse
Executive Director of Development and Donor Experience
2201 Fred Taylor Drive Columbus, OH 43210-1156

Emily joined CFAES as Director of Development in June 2014 and was promoted in February 2018. As Senior Director for Development, Emily is responsible for leading major gift fundraising for the college with a special emphasis on OSU Extension and Waterman.  She also works with alumni, donors, and friends in Arizona and Florida.  

Before coming to CFAES, she worked in development at Arizona State University, Ohio Wesleyan University, and Ohio University, which is where she found her passion for higher-education fundraising while a student worker in the OU Advancement Office. Emily has a bachelor’s degree from the Scripps College of Communication at Ohio University. Also, she was a member of 4-H as a youth.