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; directs all debt financing for the System, manages the Permanent University Fund (PUF) lands, supervises U. T. System employee benefit and risk management programs, provides strategic direction in the area business development, and manages a number of shared services functions. He oversees management of the following System Administration offices: Business Development, Finance, Contracts and Procurement, Budget and Planning, Controller, HUB Programs, Employee Benefits, Human Resources, Innovation and Strategic Investment, Facilities Planning and Construction, Facilities Management, Shared Information Services, Systemwide Information Services, Technology and Information Services, University Lands, and Collaborative Business Services.
Dr. Kelley and his wife, Elizabeth enjoy spending time with their eight children and their families.