VP Admin Group

The VP Admin Group, a subset of the Council of University Business Officers, meets regularly to collaborate on issues unique to vice presidential portfolios including auxiliary units, self-supporting units and service centers.  The group invites campus partners to discuss, develop and share ideas, best practices, policies and procedures. The group meets regularly to create a space for this exchange of ideas and to provide a voice for administrative portfolios in university-level decision-making. Common topics discussed include:

  • Budget administration and financial reporting
  • Expenses management, procurement, warehouse management, business contract management and payment services
  • Revenue enhancement, accounts receivable and cash management
  • Information technology innovations
  • Sponsored contracts and grants management
  • Workday human capital management, payroll services, salary and merit policies
  • Gifts, pledges, endowed and non-endowed gift compliance and reporting
  • Facilities management, capital project reserves planning and new construction projects planning/financing
  • Furniture, equipment and fleet inventory management
  • Records management
  • Domestic and foreign travel management
  • Staff development best practices, education and training
  • Standard operating procedures for auxiliary, self-supporting and service centers
  • Business continuity
  • Risk management
  • Business process improvement


RepresentativeOfficial DelegateUnit
Teeyia MercerAnne SteeleVice President Campus and Community Engagement
Dena Grumbles Government Affairs
Lauren CroweLoretta CowenOffice of the President
Jeff TorekiTommy CantrellExecutive Vice President and Provost
Tatiana Calliham, ChairBen PostFinancial and Administrative Services
Rob NovakCraig TiggesVice President and Athletics Director
Chad Hefner, Co-chairJamie CantaraVice President of Development
Julie BowersCameron FletcherVice President of Research
Jim AdkinsAdriana RojasVice President of Student Affairs