Chancellor Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, has introduced right now that Carol Kirchner, MBA, CPA, will provide as UNO’s future Vice Chancellor for Company and Finance productive Monday, Might 16, pending acceptance by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents at their June assembly.
As Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance, Kirchner returns to UNO soon after previously serving as Affiliate Vice Chancellor of Company and Finance from 2016 to 2018 and Assistant Vice Chancellor from 2014 to 2016.
Most a short while ago, Kirchner experienced served as Associate Vice President for Business and Finance at the College of Nebraska System.
“We are excited to welcome Carol back to the Maverick spouse and children,” Chancellor Li said. “With approximately three decades of support to the University of Nebraska program at UNMC, UNO, and within the Office environment of the President, Carol is a intense advocate for the part of bigger schooling and the ideal individual at the right time to direct our small business operations.”
As vice chancellor, Kirchner will oversee all finances, finance, operational and administrative products and services in aid of the chancellor. She will oversee monetary approaches to increase UNO’s objectives in maximizing university student outcomes and workforce development. She will also perform carefully with members of the community in developing a financial coverage that fosters UNO’s development as an urban university educating the city and the state’s future generation of leaders.
Organizational units housed underneath Company and Finance incorporate Accounting Companies Auxiliary Providers Spending plan Business enterprise Methods Technologies Cashiering and Student Accounts Facilities Administration and Scheduling Grants Accounting Human Means UNO General public Safety and the Business office of Chance Administration.
Keeping a Master of Business enterprise Administration from UNO, Kirchner’s vocation accomplishments include bringing a new selected travel company to the University of Nebraska technique, redeveloping the University of Nebraska system’s procurement expert services, serving to to determine critical funds personal savings in the course of back-to-back a long time of considerable price range reductions from the condition, and major monetary administration for OneIT.
“It is so satisfying to be coming home to UNO and an honor to be serving in this very important placement that I know is important to the university’s continued success and progress,” Kirchner explained. “Even in my position at the procedure level, I ongoing to return to the UNO campus as considerably as feasible because of how significantly I love UNO’s people, mission, and determination to access and affordability for our college students.”
Kirchner will triumph Doug Ewald, who stepped down as UNO’s Vice Chancellor for Business, Finance, and Business Advancement in 2021. He experienced served in the job due to the fact 2018. Subsequent Ewald’s departure, Jim Kamm, MBA, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Business enterprise and Finance, experienced been major the office in an interim potential.
“I want to thank Jim for his incredible stewardship more than these previous months, serving to us navigate the uncertainties of returning to a lot more sturdy on-campus functions by means of revolutionary methods to meeting the needs of our students, school, and team,” Chancellor Li mentioned. “And I want to thank School of Small business Administration Dean Michelle Trawick for main an impeccable search approach to help us determine the appropriate person to direct our campus in the yrs to appear.”
In addition to her roles at UNO, Kirchner served a range of roles at the College of Nebraska Medical Heart together with Controller Director of Accounting and Small business Programs Director of Enterprise Programs Development, and Inside Audit Manager.
Kirchner is accredited as a Certified General public Accountant. She is also a member of the American Heart Association Omaha Board of Administrators, Nebraska Culture of CPAs Accounting Careers Committee, and Women of all ages Investing in Nebraska. She has an undergraduate degree from the College of Nebraska-Lincoln and an MBA from UNO.