Senior Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer



TO: Campus Community
FROM: President Ann Weaver Hart
DATE: Friday, September 5, 2014

Senior Vice President for Business Affairs andChief Financial Officer


I am pleased to announce that Gregg Goldman has been selected as Senior Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer, pending the approval of the Arizona Board of Regents at a special meeting on Wednesday, September 10. In his role as senior officer for business and finance, Mr. Goldman will be responsible for budgeting, business processes, and relationships with University-related corporations. He succeeds James A. Hyatt, who served in an interim capacity for the past 15 months.

Mr. Goldman’s selection is the result of a national search. During his career, he has managed large capital projects, implemented responsibility centered management systems, and developed innovative revenue generation models. Most recently, he served for 11 years as Senior Associate Dean and Chief Financial Officer for the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California. In this position, he oversaw a wide range of administrative functions that supported the school’s instructional and research programs. He was responsible for managing the school’s staff personnel, finances, and physical facilities; recommending policies and procedures; planning and organizing for the future; and administering daily operations. Last November, he attended a forum on globalization and innovation at the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, a partner institution with USC.

Prior to joining USC, Mr. Goldman was Senior Assistant Dean for the Graduate School of Management at the University of California, Irvine; Director of Finance for the library system at the University of California, Los Angeles; and Chief Financial and Operations Officer at various private companies in the Los Angeles area.

He serves as past president on the board of the Western Association of College and University Business Officers and also as vice chair for the National Association of College and University Business Officers, the preeminent professional associations for higher education business and finance professionals, representing chief administrative and financial officers at more than 2,100 colleges and universities across the country.

Mr. Goldman received a B.S. in business administration from Thomas Edison State College and an M.B.A. from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.

Mr. Goldman’s experience will allow him to provide sound stewardship of the University’s finances and to foster the business and community partnerships necessary to support our faculty, students, and staff.

Please join me in welcoming Mr. Goldman to the UA community, and also in thanking Mr. Hyatt for his incredible service and leadership over the past fifteen months as we completed the Never Settle strategic plan and began its implementation.