About Us

Rick Pearce

Richard Pearce, Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer

The Office of Administration and Finance oversees the areas of Budget and Financial AnalysisBusiness Services, Emergency Management and SafetyFinanceFacilities ServicesHuman Resources, and Information Technologies. Supporting the institution’s educational mission, the Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Financial Officer ensures that these departments render necessary and appropriate services to students, faculty, and staff; provide good stewardship of University resources; and function within the framework of the Commonwealth’s policies, procedures, regulations, and laws. Through these efforts, the areas reporting to the Vice President for Administration and Finance promote the welfare and successful operation of the University and support the institution’s continuing commitment to excellence.