Kevin M. Cotter currently is the Senior Associate Director of Development at Princeton University, where he graduated in 1996. Kevin has been with Princeton for over 21 years leading the Young Alumni Annual Giving effort. During the past 15 years Princeton’s youngest classes have had the highest participation rate of any university in the country. Before working in the Development office he coached the rowing team at Princeton. While an undergraduate at Princeton, Kevin studied genetics, winning Princeton University’s Laboratory Prize for Most Outstanding Thesis in 1996, after discovering a candidate gene for aggression.
Kevin is a two-time Olympian, and gold medalist World Champion in rowing. He is a concert pianist focusing on classical improvisation and has produced two CDs. His music has been performed at Lincoln Center’s ‘Broadway’s Future’ showcase. His music has won the Garden State Film Festival for best score in a feature film, as well as music awards at the Moondance International Film Festival and the Toronto Film Festival.