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Rebecca Tucker

Rebecca Tucker

Business Administrator

470 Mann Library Building
(607) 255-2604

Rebecca assumed responsibility as the Business Administrator for the American Indian Program in February 2020 after serving as Administrative Manager for Cornell Botanic Gardens from 2016-2020.  She also worked at the CALS/CHE Business Service Center as a manager from 2015-2016.  Rebecca holds a bachelors in business administration with a concentration in finance and minor in economics. Bringing more than 20 years of business and finance experience to the University, Rebecca has held a variety of finance and management positions in the for-profit sector before joining Cornell University in 2015.  For fun, she enjoys running, hiking, snowshoeing and all things outdoors.

Professional interests:

  • Ensuring best practices and procedures are in place
  • Creating efficient processes
  • Promoting an open and collaborative work environment
  • Stewarding University resources with integrity
  • Collaborating with CALS and University partners to foster engagement at all levels

Current responsibilities focus on program administration and policy to include:

  • Human Resources
  • Staffing and Payroll
  • Accounting
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Facilities Management