Scott C. Kelley, Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs at The University of Texas System earned a bachelor of science degree in economics from Brigham Young University, a master’s of business administration in finance from Oklahoma City University, and a master's degree and doctoral degree in higher education administration from Harvard University. Prior to his appointment as Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs in July 2004, he served as Vice President for Administration, Finance, and Human Resources at West Virginia University for nine years. From 1990 to 1995, he worked in several senior financial affairs positions with increasing responsibilities at the University of Toledo. Previously he worked on the audit staff at Harvard University and served as an assistant to the president at Middlesex Community College in Bedford, Mass. Dr. Kelley began his career in the treasury operations department at the Hertz Corporation in 1982.
As Executive Vice Chancellor for Business Affairs, Kelley serves as the chief business officer for the U. T. System overseeing financial operations of the eight academic and six health institutions and System Administration. He directs the preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based upon U. T. System strategic goals and growth objectives; oversees management of the System’s multi-billion dollar capital construction program, directs all debt financing for the System, manages the Permanent University Fund (PUF) lands, oversees the coordination of University policing activities, supervises U. T. System employee benefit and risk management programs, provides strategic direction in the areas of information technology and business development, and manages a number of shared services functions. He oversees management of the following System Administration offices: Finance, Facilities Planning and Construction and Facilities Management, Controller, Accounting & Purchasing Services, Risk Management, HUB Programs, Travel Services and Aircraft Management, Employee Benefits and Services, Police, University Lands, System-wide Information Services and Technology and Information Services, Business Development, and Shared Services Initiatives.
Dr. Kelley and his wife, Elizabeth oversee management of eight children and ten grandchildren.
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