Director of Grant Services
Pacific Crest Software
Marianne Jordan is the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations at Bowdoin College, where she has worked since 1997. In her position at Bowdoin she directs a staff of 3, who raise between $5 and $7 million a year in grants. At Bowdoin, she has directed special attention toward facilitating a grant seeking culture to support the faculty's teaching and research, and curriculum development projects. A special interest is using evaluation tools to effect institutional change.
Before coming to Bowdoin, she worked as the Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa, for eight years and before that she worked at Gallaudet University in Washington, D.C. for five. Marianne holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English Literature from the Universities of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) and Michigan (Ann Arbor). She also taught high school English and social studies while in Michigan.
She lives in Brunswick, Maine with her husband and two children.