Chancellor Joanne Li, Ph.D., CFA, has introduced currently that Carol Kirchner, MBA, CPA, will provide as UNO’s next Vice Chancellor for Small business and Finance effective Monday, May perhaps 16, pending approval by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents at their June conference.
As Vice Chancellor for Small business and Finance, Kirchner returns to UNO following beforehand serving as Associate Vice Chancellor of Enterprise and Finance from 2016 to 2018 and Assistant Vice Chancellor from 2014 to 2016.
Most not too long ago, Kirchner experienced served as Associate Vice President for Organization and Finance at the University of Nebraska Procedure.
“We are thrilled to welcome Carol back again to the Maverick family,” Chancellor Li reported. “With practically three decades of services to the University of Nebraska technique at UNMC, UNO, and within just the Office of the President, Carol is a fierce advocate for the job of higher education and the proper human being at the appropriate time to guide our business enterprise operations.”
As vice chancellor, Kirchner will oversee all spending budget, finance, operational and administrative expert services in guidance of the chancellor. She will oversee economical approaches to improve UNO’s aims in enhancing student results and workforce growth. She will also function carefully with members of the neighborhood in developing a economic plan that fosters UNO’s advancement as an city college educating the metropolis and the state’s next generation of leaders.
Organizational units housed beneath Organization and Finance involve Accounting Providers Auxiliary Companies Funds Business Techniques Technologies Cashiering and College student Accounts Services Management and Preparing Grants Accounting Human Methods UNO Community Basic safety and the Office of Hazard Administration.
Holding a Master of Business Administration from UNO, Kirchner’s occupation achievements incorporate bringing a new specified travel agency to the College of Nebraska system, redeveloping the College of Nebraska system’s procurement solutions, supporting to establish vital spending plan personal savings for the duration of back-to-back again yrs of sizeable finances reductions from the condition, and foremost money administration for OneIT.
“It is so satisfying to be coming property to UNO and an honor to be serving in this essential posture that I know is key to the university’s ongoing achievement and advancement,” Kirchner claimed. “Even in my part at the technique degree, I ongoing to return to the UNO campus as considerably as possible for the reason that of how substantially I like UNO’s persons, mission, and motivation to access and affordability for our learners.”
Kirchner will realize success Doug Ewald, who stepped down as UNO’s Vice Chancellor for Enterprise, Finance, and Company Improvement in 2021. He experienced served in the role considering the fact that 2018. Following Ewald’s departure, Jim Kamm, MBA, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Small business and Finance, had been foremost the office in an interim capacity.
“I want to thank Jim for his remarkable stewardship about these earlier months, encouraging us navigate the uncertainties of returning to a lot more sturdy on-campus operations by way of ground breaking strategies to meeting the requires of our college students, school, and team,” Chancellor Li claimed. “And I want to thank University of Business Administration Dean Michelle Trawick for major an impeccable search process to assistance us discover the suitable person to guide our campus in the yrs to appear.”
In addition to her roles at UNO, Kirchner served a wide variety of roles at the College of Nebraska Professional medical Center such as Controller Director of Accounting and Business enterprise Programs Director of Small business Units Development, and Interior Audit Manager.
Kirchner is accredited as a Accredited General public Accountant. She is also a member of the American Coronary heart Affiliation Omaha Board of Administrators, Nebraska Modern society of CPAs Accounting Professions Committee, and Women Investing in Nebraska. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and an MBA from UNO.