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Office of System Affairs

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Chief Operating Officer

Coordinates planning and activities across all non-academic areas of the university. Oversees the areas of business affairs, communications and marketing, economic engagement, facilities and transportation, finance, government and community relations, and law enforcement and safety.


  • Serves as the management liaison to the board and audit committee
  • Communicates and presents critical financial matters at select Board of Directors and committee meetings
  • Maintains continuous lines of communication, keeping the president informed of all critical issues
  • Represents the organization externally

Key Contacts

Edward Walton, Senior Vice President for Administration and Chief Operating Officer


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